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01:12 2019-06-20

Fossil to launch new Emporio Armani, Diesel and Michael Kors smartwatches Each year Fossil refreshes its stylish lineup of smartwatches with new models that feature updated hardware and, sometimes, different designs. This is year is no exception and a new set of Fossil wearable devices are expected to arrive as early as fall.A fairly sizable number of unannounced Fossil s...
23:52 2019-06-19

Upcoming NVIDIA Shield TV to feature Google Stadia support, new controller News about NVIDIA working on a new Shield TV set-top box emerged over the weekend, but not many details on the device were mentioned at that time. We only learned that the Android TV box will include a more powerful processor and that it will run Android 9.0 Pie.However, the folks over at Digital Fi...
23:52 2019-06-19

Deal: Sony Xperia XZ3 price dips well below $500 on Amazon Sony's flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ3 is cheaper than ever on Amazon. Just like many other top-tier handsets, the Xperia XZ3 was priced at around $800 at launch, but these days anyone can pick one up from Best Buy for just $550 if they're willing to activate it the day they buy it.However, Amaz...
23:26 2019-06-19

FCC vote next month could lead to faster 5G rollout in the states Looking to help speed up the rollout of nationwide 5G service in the U.S., the FCC said yesterday that it will be voting next month on a plan that would allow the agency to auction off some mid-band spectrum. To allow this auction to proceed, the FCC would drop a requirement that the mostly unused a...
21:39 2019-06-19

AT&T rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update to the LG V35 ThinQ AT&T is the first US carrier to release the long overdue LG V35 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update, because it's one of the few that volunteered to do that. Well, apart from Google Fi, which is why theoretically AT&T is the first carrier to offer the update.Anyway, it appears that AT&T published the offic...
21:39 2019-06-19

T-Mobile's Legere named best U.S. wireless CEO, fourth best overall We've often praised T-Mobile CEO John Legere for leading the carrier's amazing turnaround that has made it the fastest growing and most innovative of the four major U.S. carriers. Today, T-Mobile announced that the executive has received some recognition from the Glassdoor website. Based on an onlin...
20:39 2019-06-19

Deal: B&H has the hybrid LG Watch G7 for $190, a 53% or $210 discount Last October, the LG Watch W7 was unveiled. The device is considered a hybrid smartwatch because it combines mechanical hands with digital capabilities. For example, the timepiece does run on Wear OS and includes a barometer, stopwatch, and a compass. The wearable carries a 1.2-inch touchscreen disp...
20:39 2019-06-19

NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet will have a 4K TV instead of a forward window NASA’s X-59 QueSST experimental quiet supersonic aircraft will have a cockpit like no other — featuring a big 4K screen where you’d normally have a front window. Why? Because this is one weird-looking plane. The X-59, which is being developed by Lockheed Martin on a $247 million budget,...
19:52 2019-06-19

Apple announces iPhones can now be repaired at all Best Buy stores in the US Apple and Best Buy have teamed up to make it easier for iPhone owners to have their devices repaired when the need arises. The Cupertino-based company announced that all Best Buy stores in the United States will now be able to provide expert service and repairs for Apple products.According to the an...
18:13 2019-06-19

Here's how you can get Apple's 2018 iPad and 2019 iPad Air at a lower than ever price Unlike, say, an Amazon Prime subscription, a My Best Buy membership doesn't cost anything, offering free access to exclusive deals like hefty 9.7-inch iPad and 10.5-inch iPad Air savings available today only. These are in fact the highest ever discounts offered for those two very popular Apple table...
16:13 2019-06-19

Note 10 will have a better camera set than the Galaxy S10 5G When explaining what four rear cameras will bring to the S10 5G, Samsung snuck the enigmatic "better spatial perception". Now that its top-shelf model is a fact, we realize that it meant the time-of-flight (ToF) camera sensor. The phone used to be exclusive to Korea at first but then trickled down t...
16:13 2019-06-19

Samsung has the Gear Sport on sale for an irresistible $150 with $130 discount code While the Gear Sport is not the oldest smartwatch still sold by Samsung in the US, having seen daylight almost a whole year after the Gear S3, the frequent deals and discounts available at major third-party retailers like Amazon and Best Buy lately seem to suggest this particular model might be disc...
16:13 2019-06-19

Oxygen OS 9.5.8 starts rolling out to the OnePlus 7 Pro OnePlus is one of the few companies known to deliver updates to their phones on a regular basis and it is staying on that right track with the OnePlus 7 Pro.The OnePlus 7 Pro was widely criticized of having a camera that captures bleak colors that lack a bit in vibrancy, and within less than a month...
16:13 2019-06-19

Apple planning to shift large portion of production outside of China: report Apple sources components from a wide range of suppliers that are spread out across the globe. Manufacturing and assembly, however, is a totally different story with a whopping 90% of total production currently taking place in China. But if the company has its way, soon this could all change.Up to 30...
16:13 2019-06-19

Ten of Anker's best charging accessories are on sale today only at up to 42 percent discounts It almost feels like Anker's popular charging accessories and audio products are more often discounted than they're not, but even by those standards, Amazon's latest humongous 24-hour-only sale looks incredibly compelling. A whole bunch of well-reviewed and already affordable cables, power banks, an...
16:13 2019-06-19

After all this drama, would you buy a Galaxy Fold if it launched now? The Samsung Galaxy Fold is truly a revolutionary device — a folding smartphone with two displays. A super-slim handset that can turn into a tablet by opening its two clamshells. Now, that's the future right there.But, apparently, the future was not ready to come just yet. As Samsung was gearing up t...
16:13 2019-06-19

How to turn on dark mode in Chrome for Android Samsung did it, Huawei did it, and Google and Apple will be employing it in the 2019 versions of their venerable mobile operating systems - dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does it save your...
16:13 2019-06-19

Amazon launches new Kindle Oasis ereader with color adjustable front light Two years after launching the second-generation model, Amazon is refreshing the Kindle Oasis lineup with a third ereader. We're not sure about Amazon's naming convention, but the US retailer has decided to call the device the all-new Kindle Oasis.If you already own a previous generation Kindle Oasis...
16:13 2019-06-19

The future is here: Google testing AR-powered ads through YouTube VR used to be a big deal a couple of years ago when every manufacturer believed it would be the future of gadgets. Alas, it seems it still has a long way to go as it didn't really pick up all that much. Instead, AR (Augmented Reality) has slowly started creeping its way up in the tech mainstream and...
12:39 2019-06-19

The first phone with camera hidden under the screen may be unveiled on June 26 Tucking the front camera underneath the display seems to be the Holy Grail of "bezel-less" designs, as it would require no notches, screen holes, mechanized camera popping, or other assorted solutions to the "all-screen phone" conundrum.While we have written several times about patents pointing in t...
11:52 2019-06-19

This is how the silver Galaxy S10+ looks... you still can't have it, though! There are two things Samsung likes to do — release a new color for its Galaxy S line some months after the phone's official launch, and lock some color options to certain international markets. Such is the case with the new Ceramic Silver version, which we first heard about a couple of weeks ago. It...
11:52 2019-06-19

OnePlus 7 Pro's roadmap addresses a few pain points, including wide-angle camera complaints The OnePlus 7 Pro is a great all-around device that offers insane value for money. We loved it, the Internet loves it, users that already own it love it. But it still has a few minor issues, pain points, and generally weird decisions that went into the final software.For one, you can't use the ultra...
11:52 2019-06-19

iPhone 11 price and release date: our expectations Every year, by the time summer rolls around, we already being flooded with leaks about the upcoming iPhone models. This year is no exception, as we already know about the controversial camera bump redesign that’s going to define the new iPhones, the removal of 3D Touch, and (possibly) the introducti...
11:52 2019-06-19

The Galaxy Fold is 'ready to hit the market' all of a sudden, at least according to one Samsung exec Just when you may have thought the drama surrounding Samsung's oft-delayed Galaxy Fold launch hit a peak level, a senior company executive is adding to the intrigue and confusion today. Technically, Kim Seong-cheol works for Samsung Display rather than Samsung Electronics, but as a Vice President of...
11:52 2019-06-19

Mystery Sony phone with six rear cameras gets totally bonkers imaging specs rumored All pictures shown are for illustration purpose onlyWhile Sony has been expected to throw in the smartphone towel for a good couple of years now, with speculation heating up more recently as layoffs multiplied and financial losses escalated, the company insists the mobile division remains a "necessa...
10:13 2019-06-19

Samsung to reportedly unveil the Galaxy Note 10 line on August 7th According to CNET, a source familiar with Samsung's plans says that the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Pro will take place on August 7th. It will occur during Samsung's next Unpacked event to be held at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, home to the NBA's Brooklyn Nets. It also ...
09:39 2019-06-19

Pokemon GO drops support for older Android smartphones Niantic, developer of Pokemon GO smash hit, has just announced it will discontinue support for older Android smartphones after July 1, 2019. There's no reasoning behind the decision, so we can only guess that the numerous updates the team plans to deliver in the coming months (years?) will probably ...
09:39 2019-06-19

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will be launched on June 21 in the US and UK Niantic, the company behind Pokemon GO, and Warner Bros. have just announced that their next foray into the AR (augmented reality) game world, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will make its debut on June 21. Even though the game will eventually be made available worldwide, players in just two countries w...
09:39 2019-06-19

Apple Watch cuts more ties with the iPhone in latest watchOS 6 beta VentureBeat's Jeremy Horwitz (via BGR) discovered something interesting on his Apple Watch when he installed watchOS 6 Developer beta 2 on the device. There are indications that with the latest watchOS build, the wearable will be able to directly load OTA updates without having to go through an Appl...
04:39 2019-06-19

New feature in iOS 13 could save you some money Ever delete an app from your iOS device, not realizing that you're still paying a monthly fee to use it? It appears that Apple feels your pain. In iOS 13, if you delete an app, you will see a pop-up reminder if you have an active subscription to that app. A tweet from Federico Viticci, co-host of th...
03:39 2019-06-19

Google’s ninth attempt at a messaging service will be based on RCS Enlarge / Google's "Messages" app. It's time for the annual reshuffling of Google's messaging strategy! The latest news comes to us via The Verge, which has a big feature detailing Google Messaging Strategy 2019: taking RCS back from the carriers. Google now wants to run an RCS service (an upgrad...
03:00 2019-06-19

iOS 13 will remind you to cancel your subscription when you delete an app Apple Senior VP Craig Federighi unveiling iOS 13's dark mode at WWDC earlier this month. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Sure, some users will appreciate iOS 13's dark mode, but features that relate...
03:00 2019-06-19

Deal: Grab an unlocked Moto E Plus for just $100 (today only) One of the cheapest Motorola smartphones, the Moto E4 Plus is now even cheaper. It's the perfect device if you need a second phone or simply don't want to spend a small fortune on a smartphone. To make things even more appealing, the Moto E4 Plus is compatible with all US carriers, including AT&T, T...
01:52 2019-06-19

Dish reportedly in talks to buy Boost; $6 billion deal could allow T-Mobile to merge with Sprint This week could be a very pivotal one for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With FCC approval in the bag, the Department of Justice will reportedly sign off on the transaction this week. The DOJ has been against the deal since the beginning, fearing that by reducing the number of major carri...
01:52 2019-06-19

The Geesaa automates (but overcomplicates) pourover coffee Making pourover coffee is a cherished ritual of mine on most mornings. But there are times I wish I could have a single cup of pourover without fussing about the kitchen — and the Geesaa, a new gadget seeking funds on Kickstarter, lets me do that. But it’s definitely still a ways from being a ...
01:00 2019-06-19

Roli’s newest instrument, the Lumi, helps you learn to play piano with lights There has been a longstanding gulf between the consumption of music and the creation of it: not everyone has the time or money to spend on lessons and instruments, and for those in school, many music education programs have been cut back over the years, making the option of learning to play instrume...
01:00 2019-06-19

This $99 AirPower knockoff is available for order now There are a number of key differences between Apple’s AirPower and lookalike knockoff, AirUnleashed. The most pertinent one, however, is that one of the two is actually available for purchase. Apple gave up the AirPower ghost back in March, after having gone silent on the product for some time, cit...
01:00 2019-06-19

HMD Global demonstrates its dedication to user privacy and security, moves its data servers "Data security and privacy" — these words have been thrown around a lot in recent years, gaining more and more momentum after events like the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Huawei spying accusations, et cetera. As you are probably well aware, your own Android phone will beam packages of d...
22:52 2019-06-18

Are camera bumps becoming a symbol of photography prowess? Camera bumps on smartphones are a common subject for discussions among tech enthusiasts. As phones became slim and sleek, camera assemblies started protruding from the backs of devices in various shapes and forms. And while initially it was thought that this design flaw will be something manufacture...
22:52 2019-06-18

Watch as a young kid performs a durability test on a cardboard Pixel he created You don't wake up one morning totally obsessed with mobile devices to the point that you want to write or talk about them for a living. Nope. It takes years of training and if you're lucky, you will be accepted into a top school like Harvard where you will take classes like Introduction to Notches a...
22:52 2019-06-18

Samsung Galaxy Watch gets the One UI update at Verizon It's been almost a month since Samsung kicked off the One UI update rollout to some of its older smartwatches, but it looks like not all models got it yet. For example, the LTE-enabled Galaxy Watch received the One UI update just one week ago, while the T-Mobile Galaxy Watch got it around the same t...
22:52 2019-06-18

Verizon will launch the LG V50 ThinQ 5G on June 20th; save up to $450 with trade In a couple of days, Verizon customers searching for a phone that supports its Ultra Wideband 5G network will have another option to choose from. On June 20th, the LG V50 ThinQ 5G joins the Moto Z3, Moto Z4, and the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G as phones available from the carrier that will connect to its ...
22:52 2019-06-18

The Apple App Store continues to outperform the Google Play Store Even though Android dominates the global smartphone market with a market share estimated at 85%, the Apple App Store consistently generates more revenue than the Google Play Store. The latest data from app researcher Sensor Tower (via AppleInsider) reveals that the top 100 apps in the App Store brou...
22:52 2019-06-18

Deal: Apple iPad mini 5 deal gets you $70 off a new model The iPad mini series is great for mobility, it's smaller than a regular tablet and slightly larger than the biggest smartphone. The iPad mini tablets were so loved by Apple fans that the Cupertino-based company had to bring back the lineup by popular demand.One of the most recent tablets launched by...
22:52 2019-06-18

Motorola One Pro renders appear showing off a quad-camera setup, in-display fingerprint scanner Last month, the Motorola One Vision was released, a budget phone with some decent specs. Running on the Android One platform, the phone is equipped with a near stock Android build. It also will get three years of security updates and two years of Android updates. Then, a few days ago, renders of the...
22:52 2019-06-18

Boost Mobile picks up the surprisingly premium Coolpad Legacy at a shockingly low price Coolpad is a far lesser-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer than the likes of Huawei, Xiaomi, or ZTE, but somehow, the company has both been able to sell its ultra-affordable handsets on a number of US carriers for several years now and keep a low enough profile doing that so as not to end up on t...
22:52 2019-06-18

Apple's iPad mini 4 is on sale for an incredibly low $200 in refurbished condition (today only) Commercially released way back in 2015, the iPad mini 4 was only discontinued a few months ago, shortly after a new 7.9-incher with an upgraded processor and the same old design went official. Although you can already save a little money on the iPad mini 5 on occasion, the previous generation is an ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Simone Giertz’s converted Tesla Model 3 pickup truck is wonderful YouTuber Simone Giertz, celebrated DIY inventor, roboticist and general maker of cool stuff, decided not to wait for Tesla’s forthcoming pickup truck. Instead, she bought a Tesla Model 3 direct from the company new and then used elbow grease, ingenuity, some help from friends and power tools ...
18:52 2019-06-18

GoTenna is ramping up public sector mesh networking with a $24M C round GoTenna is best known for its outdoors-oriented consumer products that let you text and share locations between smartphones off the grid. But the company has found that government work — military, fire, rescue — is the real market, and is pursuing it with a vengeance on the strength of a $24 millio...
18:00 2019-06-18

Focals by North Review: The future is (almost) here The concept of an IRL heads-up display has been a part of science fiction since basically the beginning. Big players have tried their hand at it with less than stellar results — most notably Google with Glass, and more recently Intel’s Vaunt. But North may have cracked the nut on smart glasses...
18:00 2019-06-18

Rumored Pixel 4 and 4 XL dimensions strongly hint at a number of important changes Although there's still a lot of confusion hovering over the next stock Android smartphones "made by" Google and plenty of questions not even the most well-connected insiders can answer with absolute certainty, more and more puzzle pieces are falling into place, hinting at a major redesign.The latest...
16:26 2019-06-18

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various transactions.When it launches in 2020, the digital ...
16:26 2019-06-18

Palm opens pre-orders for its standalone smartphone, offers free leather case After launching the Palm Phone as a companion to your smartphone back in November, the US company decided that it would have been better to offer it as a standalone phone. In early April, Verizon started to sell the Palm Phone as a standalone smartphone, so you wouldn't need a second phone.Today, th...
16:26 2019-06-18

Phones with the highest screen refresh rates, and the Android games to match We bet you've never given the refresh rate of your smartphone display a second thought until the OnePlus 7 Pro came about. The up-and-coming phone maker managed to create a thing of contrasts. On one hand, it can hit a 50% higher refresh rate than most phones which is a welcome feat for smoother ani...
16:26 2019-06-18

Portrait comparison: OnePlus 7 Pro vs iPhone XS Max vs Google Pixel 3 vs Galaxy S10+ Portrait mode has become a staple of smartphones already, and you kind of expect each new phone to offer this functionality right off the bat. This applies to devices all across the spectrum - high-end flagships are not the only ones getting the trendy shooting mode, but most mid-rangers and more an...
16:26 2019-06-18

The best Android video player just got better Labeled simply as "the best way to enjoy your movies", MX Player for Android is probably familiar to a lot of Android users by now. It's one of those rare apps that get most everything right.A minimalist interface that never gets in the way? Check. Multi-core decoding, MKV container audio, pinch-to-...
16:26 2019-06-18

AMD says its Ryzen 3000 isn’t just cheaper—it’s better Enlarge / AMD provided infrared photos showing its new Ryzen 3700x running cooler than an Intel i7-9700k. (credit: AMD Computex slide deck) AMD's new line of Ryzen 3000 desktop CPUs will benefit from the same 7nm manufacturing process as the company's new Navi-powered GPUs. Much of the tech commun...
13:39 2019-06-18

Sprint is the latest telecom to offer a tracking device that uses LTE Following in the footsteps of AT&T and Verizon*, Sprint is now offering an LTE tracker. The matchbook-sized device, simply called Tracker, provides real-time location tracking on Safe + Found app. Sprint’s new Tracker The Tracker competes with Tile, but instead of Bluetooth, Sprint’s device u...
13:39 2019-06-18

Half a dozen Skagen hybrid smartwatch models are on sale for $60 a pop after massive discount Skagen is one of many traditional fashion brands that have tried their hand at combining classic wristwatch designs with modern wearable technology in recent years, but although some of the results are absolute head-turners, they're not exactly competitively priced against affordable smartwatches fr...
12:52 2019-06-18

Ericsson comes up with super high-tech anti-smartphone-theft solution Over the past few years, manufacturers have made great strides to discourage smartphone theft. These are usually locking mechanisms, which block the phone from ever being used by someone else than its user — either through biometric scanners or the good old passcode. And if a thief tries to reset yo...
12:52 2019-06-18

High-quality LG Stylo 5 render hints at imminent release Purported LG Stylo 5 renderLG hasn't been able to find much success with its crowded and confusing high-end smartphone portfolio in recent years, but members of one mid-range family appear to be doing quite well with bargain hunters excited about the productivity and creativity boost delivered by an...
12:52 2019-06-18

World's fastest phone rank snatched from the OnePlus 7 Pro, hold my AnTuTu! The OnePlus 7 Pro is insanely fast. Its powerful Snapdragon 855 chipset is coupled with polished and minimalistic Android overlay that is the quickest moving this side of Google's own Pixel line. Not only that, but the new 90Hz display leaves an even better impression about smoothness when it is on ...
12:52 2019-06-18

Google Stadia vs Apple Arcade vs Microsoft Project xCloud: Your phone is your next gaming console Games on both the App and Play Store are dime a dozen, with seemingly more than enough variety to keep just about anyone happy. However, the vast majority of mobile games are hollow, purpose-less cashgrabs that lack the polish, depth, gameplay, and storytelling of triple-A titles for the dedicated g...
10:26 2019-06-18

This might be your last chance to get the big-battery Moto E4 Plus at a 50 percent discount The Moto E4 Plus is far from Motorola's latest budget-friendly trooper, but even though the newer and arguably better Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play have been repeatedly discounted of late, this modest 5.5-incher released all the way back in 2017 has somehow managed to retain its own mass appeal.Typ...
10:26 2019-06-18

Galaxy S11's chipsets may support fast DDR5 memory and 5G modem integration Next year, we are going to see a real competition in the world of mobile processing units, it seems, as both the next Exynos and Snapdragon 865 chipset lines will be done at Samsung's second-gen 7nm production facilities. Currently, Snapdragon 855 that is in the Galaxy S10 for the US is done at the ...
10:26 2019-06-18

Walmart makes it super easy for AT&T customers to upgrade their phones online Walmart has been trying to diversify its business and services in a number of interesting ways lately, competing against arch-rival Amazon in terms of both voice shopping experiences and ultra-low-cost tablets. And now you can do something on Walmart's website that no other mass retailer selling gen...
10:26 2019-06-18

Deal: Bose QuietComfort 35 II price drops to just $280 ($70 off) on eBay The QuietComfort 35 II are most likely Bose's best noise-canceling headphones, so there's no surprise they're priced quite high. Optimized for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, Bose's QC 35 II usually sell for $350 and their price rarely drops below $300 when they're part of a promotion.Fortunately...
07:52 2019-06-18

Nintendo's Dr. Mario World coming to Android and iOS in July Nintendo's next mobile game is coming sooner than we expected. The Japanese company has just announced that Dr. Mario World will be making its debut on Android and iOS no later than July 10, and, more importantly, it will be free to play. Obviously, there will be in-app purchases, but those will be ...
06:52 2019-06-18

Google sends $50 off code to Pixel 3a owners to share with their friends Good news Pixel owners, as Google has decided that it's time to sell even more Pixel 3a phones by sharing a huge number of discount codes for one of its most recent handsets. These codes are only sent to those who already own a Pixel 3a phone and it's meant to be shared with friends.Multiple Pixel 3...
06:52 2019-06-18

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting later this month in the U.K. and France, Android use...
06:52 2019-06-18

Deal: Unlocked Moto G7 Play gets a massive discount on Amazon The Moto G7 Play is the cheapest smartphone in the Moto G7 series, which means it's also at the bottom of the tier performance-wise. Even so, it's one of the solid choices for those looking to buy an entry-level Android smartphone in the United States.If none of the carriers in the country made you ...
06:52 2019-06-18

Apple's Find My Friends app saves the life of a 17-year old Often when a teenager fails to return home at night, a heart breaking tragedy is behind the disappearance. So when 17-year old Macy Smith missed curfew on the evening of June 7th, her mother, Catrina Cramer Alexander, was frantic. Greensboro North Carolina's WFMY-TV reports that both mother and daug...
01:13 2019-06-18

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts people listen to, users of Spotify's free service...
22:00 2019-06-17

Media company used an ingenious method to catch Google copying its work "red-handed" Have you ever done a Google Search for the lyrics to a specific song? A company called Genius Media Group wants you to click the link from Search to its own app. However, as reported yesterday by The Wall Street Journal, Genius is miffed at the Alphabet unit claiming that the traffic to its site is ...
22:00 2019-06-17

Deal: Fossil kicks off Semi-Annual Sale, save up to 50% on smartwatches Fossil has just announced many many of its smartwatches are getting major discounts during its Semi-Annual Sale. Many of the deals are available until August 4 at Fossil.com and at participating US full-priced Fossil stores, the company confirmed.As the title says, the sale offers up to 50% off on w...
22:00 2019-06-17

Upcoming free app for the Apple iPad might turn you into the next Michelangelo Adobe announced today that its drawing and painting app for the iPad originally called "Project Gemini," will be known as Adobe Fresco when it launches later this year. Fresco is an old technique used for hundreds of years that involves painting on wet plaster. It requires the artist to complete the...
22:00 2019-06-17

Comcast adds gaze control to its accessible remote software The latest feature for Comcast’s X1 remote software makes the clicker more accessible to people who can’t click it the same as everyone else. People with physical disabilities will now be able to change the channel and do all the usual TV stuff using only their eyes. TVs and cable boxes...
22:00 2019-06-17

Nvidia pushes ARM supercomputing Enlarge (credit: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [Public domain]) Graphics chip maker Nvidia is best known for consumer computing, vying with AMD's Radeon line for framerates and eye candy. But the venerable giant hasn't ignored the rise of GPU-powered applications that have little or nothin...
21:39 2019-06-17

Deal: Grab an Apple Watch Series 3 for 30% off via Amazon Apple Watch Series 3 price has just dropped below the psychological $200 mark, but this has happened quite frequently in the last six months or so. These days, paying the full price for a previous generation Apple smartwatch is the exception rather than the rule.All major US retailers have had promo...
18:52 2019-06-17

Huawei bracing for a 40% to 60% drop in international smartphone shipments Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Hot off the news of Huawei cancelling a laptop launch and delaying its foldable smartphone, we're now starting to see hard numbers for just how much the Trump Administration's export ban may affect the Chinese company's business. A report from Bloomberg ...
18:26 2019-06-17

Best Buy renews and sweetens Pixel 3 and 3 XL deals with carrier activation Killer deals on the Pixel 3, 3 XL, 3a, and 3a XL have been extremely easy to find lately, but if you somehow missed them all, Best Buy is offering hefty discounts and cool freebies yet again for a limited time. Most of these promotions are in fact not entirely new, extending for an additional few we...
17:13 2019-06-17

2020 iPhones: OLED displays, different sizes, 5G support on two models Apple iPhone XS and XS MaxThis year’s iPhone upgrades will reportedly focus primarily on the cameras, but according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple has a number of important physical and internal changes in the pipeline for 2020.New display sizes and OLED panels for allAs previous reports have indica...
17:13 2019-06-17

OnePlus 7 Pro BIG Camera Update (Oxygen OS 9.5.7): Photos Before and After OnePlus has just pushed its huge camera update for the OnePlus 7 Pro, an update that improves the colors in photos, makes them punchier, more contrasty and just less pale and less dull.If you are not sure whether you have that update on your OnePlus phone, go into Settings > System Update and check ...
16:39 2019-06-17

What do you lose when your Android phone is not supported by Google? A lot... Huawei has been in some hot waters lately. The company has been added to the dreaded US entity list and, as a result, all USA-based businesses are forbidden to work with it. So, Google pulled out, saying “Sorry, but future Huawei phones will not be getting our Android”.This, of course, has thrown us...
16:39 2019-06-17

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL price and release date: our expectations The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are shaping up as two of the most interesting phones of 2019, even if not for all the right reasons. As with previous generations, the Pixel 4 has been extensively leaked months ahead of its official release, but this time around, Google has also joined in on the fu...
16:39 2019-06-17

Need an ultra-affordable portable Bluetooth speaker? The Anker SoundCore is only $14.99 Smart speakers that can do way more than just play music from your phone via a Bluetooth connection are all the rage nowadays, but even though the Amazon Echo and Google Home lineups seem to be constantly expanding, there's still more than enough demand for good old fashioned wireless speakers with ...
16:39 2019-06-17

Official Android Pie update arrives for US unlocked LG V40 ThinQ variant Commercially released in October 2018 with a Snapdragon 845 processor, extra-large 6.4-inch OLED screen, and a grand total of five cameras in tow, the LG V40 ThinQ was supposed to give Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 a run for its money in the ultra-high-end Android arena. But the list price was... not so g...
16:39 2019-06-17

No, the iPhone won't 'dare to be square' first with its camera kit, nor will the Pixel 4 Remember the outcry when the first CAD-based image renders of the upcoming 2019 iPhone family hit the tape? What, a square camera area on the back, how's that for an abomination? That's how our comment section and poll respondents read on the design matter that's best depicted in Hasan Kaymak's conc...
16:39 2019-06-17

Is the OnePlus 7 Pro display hurting your eyes? You're not the only one (but there is a fix!) I have been using the OnePlus 7 Pro in the past month or so, and overall I am extremely impressed: first and foremost, this phone is faster than any other phone that I have used so far, secondly, after the recent update, the camera now takes true flagship-grade photos, third, battery life is solid a...
16:39 2019-06-17

Here's how Google fixes your discombobulated face in wide-angle Pixel shots While LG was using wide-angle lenses on its flagship phones before it was cool, there is barely a popular brand now that hasn't jumped in on that very bandwagon, and not only for the selfie shots but within the main rear camera kits as well. These lenses are great for group or nature photos but the ...
16:39 2019-06-17

The joys and perils of looking for the perfect phone: an emotional graph If you’re reading this, you probably like tech more than the average person and that's especially true for smartphones. The best thing about tech is undoubtedly getting your hands on it for the first time. But getting to that point and beyond is a road riddled with peaks and pitfalls. Whenever you’r...
13:13 2019-06-17

Apple to Comcast: if you want to sell iPhones, you have to sell iPads and eat the discount Comcast and Charter are learning the hard way what it means to be in the wireless carrier business. The nation's number one and number two cable television firms have what they called "wireless phone ventures." Comcast has an MVNO service to subscribers called Xfinity Mobile which piggybacks on both...
13:13 2019-06-17

Samsung's mid-range Galaxy A50 is already discounted by $110 to $240 with Verizon installments Like almost every other major smartphone vendor, Samsung is going through a bit of a rough patch, as both global sales numbers and profits derived from the mobile business have been steadily dropping the last couple of years or so. While in the long run the company expects next-gen 5G connectivity a...
13:13 2019-06-17

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions about the reduction in competition and boost of prices numerous times in front of the FCC.Now, however, after it became clear that the carriers may have...
13:13 2019-06-17

Google Assistant brings back handy parking location functionality Google's industry-leading virtual assistant can be of great help not only when you're actually behind the wheel, but also to remind you where you've parked your car at the end of a nice day walking around town. There are in fact a number of ways in which Google Assistant can lend a hand with locatin...
13:13 2019-06-17

Sony Xperia 1 Q&A: Ask us anything Our Sony Xperia 1 review is out, answering all of the important questions regarding Sony's first flagship phone for 2019. We used and tested the device for more than a week, and our verdict is clear - it's a rather good phone that has just a few shortcomings.Our review is available right below, so c...
13:13 2019-06-17

Qualcomm and Intel want the US government to reconsider its Huawei ban While some of Huawei's biggest US-based business partners, including Google, Qualcomm, and Intel, have been quick to confirm every intention to comply with any and all restrictions imposed by the Trump administration, it seems these same companies are trying to convince the powers that be that a ban...
13:13 2019-06-17

Unlocked Moto G7 Power with 4GB RAM drops below $200 in fresh Woot deal The smartphone with the best battery life in the world right now (according to our in-depth testing) typically costs $250 unlocked in the US, but for a limited time, the Moto G7 Power can be purchased from Woot at $197.99 brand-new. That may not sound like an earth-shattering discount... until you r...
13:13 2019-06-17

Oukitel K12: the big battery, back in style Advertorial by Oukitel: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimerThe Oukitel K series phones have always been about two things — massive batteries and a distinct style. The newest addition, Oukitel K12, pushes the boundaries even more, with a massiv...
13:13 2019-06-17

Samsung's Super Night Shot camera update lands on the Galaxy Note 9, too There's no arguing that Huawei opened the floodgates with its AI-assisted Night regime that takes a bit to stitch several exposures together with the resulting photo much clearer than if you shoot in the normal way. Google perfected it, however, with its dedicated Night Sight camera mode that takes ...
13:13 2019-06-17

Honor 20 Pro finally receives Google certification, launch now possible The Honor 20 Pro’s launch has been on hold ever since the smartphone was first announced last month. But now it seems as though the company can finally proceed with the device’s distribution.The flagship offering's release was initially planned for early July. However, the brand’s inability to obtai...
13:13 2019-06-17

Huawei expects its international phone shipments to drop by as much as 60 million units in 2019 Last year Huawei shipped 206 million handsets worldwide. The company saw its momentum continue in the first quarter of this year with deliveries of 59 million units globally; that was a 50.3% year-over-year gain and made Huawei the second largest smartphone manufacturer in the world during the three...
08:13 2019-06-17

The best selling unlocked phone at Amazon might surprise you Google hit a home run with its mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Priced at $399 and $479 respectively, the phones offer the same outstanding photographic experience that the Pixel line has been known for, but at half the price. In fact, if you are a big fan of the Google ecosystem, a case can be m...
05:13 2019-06-17

Patent application filed by Microsoft takes a popular Surface Pro accessory to the next level The Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface Go tablets both are compatible with the company's Surface Pen stylus. A patent application filed by Microsoft with the USPTO (via Windows Latest) reveals that the company has plans to add new capabilities to a future version of its pen. The patent application is...
02:00 2019-06-17

Alleged Huawei Mate 30 Pro renders surface (Nope, just a concept) Ever since Huawei was put on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List, which prevents it from accessing its U.S. supply chain, the company has been forced to scramble in order to stick to its 2019 road map. Huawei has had to develop its own Android alternative and draw down on a year's worth of ch...
02:00 2019-06-17

First Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e discount brings 128GB variant close to the price of a 64 gig model The Galaxy Tab S5e is a pretty great Android-based alternative to Apple's latest iPad Air... if you can remember to hold it "right", typically starting at a very reasonable price of $400 with an incredibly thin profile and a more than respectable spec sheet.Of course, the 10.5-incher is no powerhous...
02:00 2019-06-17

NVIDIA may launch new, more powerful SHIELD Android TV box soon NVIDIA kind of hit the jackpot with the SHIELD TV, one of the best Android TV boxes available on the market. However, since the device was launched four years ago, it has started to show its age, even though an updated model was released back in 2017.Apparently, NVIDIA have been trying to refresh it...
02:00 2019-06-17

Samsung executives discuss investing in 6G, blockchain technology and AI We just started taking the first steps of what will be a long walk to get global 5G networks up and running. That is why U.S. President Donald Trump was ridiculed back in February when he called for the U.S. to start implementing 6G as soon as possible. 5G networks will provide dataspeeds up to 10 t...
02:00 2019-06-17

Deal: Samsung Gear S3 frontier price drops below $200 on Amazon The Gear S3 frontier is Samsung's spearhead in the US smartwatch market, and one of the popular wearable products sold by the South Korean company. It's not a cheap device, but it's far from being as expensive at Apple's smartwatches. Also, it comes with Samsung's Tizen OS, unlike other smartwatch v...
02:00 2019-06-17

T-Mobile rolls out important camera update to the OnePlus 7 Pro OnePlus released a new update for its latest flagship, the OnePlus 7 Pro last week, but carrier-bounded units didn't initially get it. The update brings many camera improvements, but also some system-wide optimizations and enhancements to various functions of the phone.If you've bought the T-Mobile ...
20:39 2019-06-16

Patent application filed by Microsoft takes a key Surface Pro accessory to the next level The Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface Go tablets both are compatible with the company's Surface Pen stylus. A patent application filed by Microsoft with the USPTO (via Windows Latest) reveals that the company has plans to add new capabilities to a future version of its pen. The patent application is...
20:39 2019-06-16

Several unlocked Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL variants are on sale at up to $300 discounts Google may have taken the entire mobile tech world by surprise a few days ago with official confirmation of a Pixel 4 leak from earlier this same week, but apparently, that doesn't mean the search giant's next high-end smartphone lineup will be commercially released anytime soon.Of course, Android p...
16:13 2019-06-16

Snatch a refurbished Google Pixel 2 for as little as $190 or a Pixel 2 XL starting at $240 Commercially released almost two years ago, the stock Android-based Pixel 2 and 2 XL were kept around after the introduction of the Pixel 3 and 3 XL last fall, but in anticipation of the mid-range Pixel 3a and 3a XL, the classic 5/6-inch duo was officially discontinued by Google a few months back. T...
16:13 2019-06-16

Motorola's Moto G7 Power is free at Metro by T-Mobile (new line or port in required) A couple of months back, when Metro by T-Mobile released the Moto G7 Power, it sold the phone starting at just $59 to customers who switched from other carriers. That was an excellent price, considering the fact that the handset was - and still is - normally sold for about $200.Now, Metro offers an ...
16:13 2019-06-16

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated with a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" passwords and also allows you to look up stored passwords. It also added a dark mode setting with three...
06:52 2019-06-16

Update adds cool new feature for some YouTube videos on Google Search Rolling out via a server-side update to the Google Search app on Android is a new feature that is called "In this video." Spotted by Android Police, this is a timeline for certain YouTube videos that appear on a Google Search result. For example, let's say you search for "steps to knit a scarf video...
06:52 2019-06-16

Verizon is selling the Samsung Galaxy Buds for $99, a 23% discount The other day we told you that the Samsung Galaxy Buds wireless Bluetooth earphones were the second most popular in the "true wireless hearables" category during the first quarter. Apple's AirPods dominated this segment of the accessories market with a larger than 50% slice of the pie. For Samsung, ...
06:52 2019-06-16

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. According to VentureBeat, this is what Amazon showed off last week at its re: Mars conference when it unveiled a preview of Alexa Conversations. Found in Ama...
23:26 2019-06-15

Deal: Samsung Gear Sport gets a massive discount on Amazon The Samsung Gear smartwatches are selling like hot cakes when they're on sale in the US, perhaps because the discounts are so massive that it makes buying these wearable devices a duty rather than a caprice.If you happen to be in the market for a smartwatch, we have a great deal for you the involves...
23:26 2019-06-15

All iOS devices can be unlocked says maker of leading cracking device Depending on your age, you might remember the old days when you walked into a Verizon store, bought a subsidized phone for $99 or $199, and the rep used a Cellebrite machine to transfer over your contacts to the new handset. The machines, used for data extraction, would occasionally tip us off to up...
20:52 2019-06-15

Deal: Grab Microsoft's premium Surface Headphones for $100 off Microsoft made a risky move when it decided to launch the Surface Headphones, a premium product that directly competes with the likes of Sony WH-1000XM3 and Bose QC35 II headphones when it comes to price.The main advantage of Microsoft's headphones is that their price drops quite low when they're on...
20:52 2019-06-15

Latest Nova Launcher update brings night mode improvements, more Nova Launcher developer Cliff Wade has just announced a new update for one of the most popular Android launchers out there. The main improvements included in the update have been introduced at users' requests.After testing the new features in the beta channel, Nova Launcher 6.1.11 has been released ...
20:52 2019-06-15

YouTube TV gives away some freebies to long-time subscribers YouTube TV is giving fans a bit of a recognition for being loyal to the service for a long time. If you're not a YouTube TV subscriber or just subscribed recently, you're not be getting this freebie, but don't be disappointed, perhaps the promotion will be back at some point in the future.But right ...
20:52 2019-06-15

Here's how you can get a brand-new Galaxy S9 for only $300 (50 percent off) If that $350 refurbished Galaxy S9 from a couple of days ago seemed like a killer deal but you held off anyway for something better, that something has arrived in the form of a brand-new 2018 Samsung flagship setting you back a measly 300 bucks.You can even choose to pay the three Benjamins upfront ...
15:39 2019-06-15

Report claims that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will receive DOJ approval next week Late last month, we told you about the good news and bad news related to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. While FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had approved the deal and told other commissioners that they should vote in favor of it, the Justice Department had concerns. Both regulatory age...
05:13 2019-06-15

You might not be happy when you see this accessory for the 2019 Apple iPhone models (VIDEO) For some reason, both Apple and Google thought that it would be okay to house the rear cameras on their upcoming phones in a square module mounted in the upper left corner of the devices' rear panel. We've seen renders of the 2019 iPhones and an actual photo shared by Google of the Pixel 4. Interest...
05:13 2019-06-15

Apple CEO Cook and President Trump talk about the trade war, privacy and the power of Big Tech For two Chief Executives that have nothing in common with each other, President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook sure have a lot of meetings. Of course, both are trying to get something from the other. Trump wants Cook to commit to building Apple's devices in the U.S. (even going as far as making...
02:13 2019-06-15

Deal: LG G8 ThinQ is $200 off at B&H and comes with free power bank Just like many other flagship smartphones available in the US, the unlocked LG G8 ThinQ is compatible with all major carriers in the country, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Even though the smartphone is still priced to sell for $850, there are many retailers that offer great deals on ...
02:13 2019-06-15

ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop Sad news for anyone who loves geeky goods and top-notch April Fools’ jokes: ThinkGeek.com, the 20-year-old online retailer known for selling more geek-centric gadgets and peripherals than you could fit in a TARDIS, is going away. According to an FAQ sitting at the top of its site, ThinkGeek is...
23:52 2019-06-14

Deal: Samsung's highly-rated AKG N700 wireless headphones are now $50 off If you're in need of new wireless headphones that are not super-expensive, you might want to know that Samsung is currently selling its AKG N700NC at a discounted price. Released in late 2018, the AKG N700NC is one of Samsung's newest pairs of noise-canceling headphones - normally priced at $349.99....
22:26 2019-06-14

Telegram CEO blames China for cyber attack that made the app unusable One of the top ten most popular messaging apps in the world is Telegram, available for iOS and Android. Not as widely used in the U.S., the app offers end-to-end encryption and group chats for as many as 200,000 people. The app also can share videos, even those with large file sizes, and documents o...
22:26 2019-06-14

5G bands cheat sheet: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really means. And that's much, much faster download and u...
20:26 2019-06-14

Leak shoots down hope of early Pixel 4 release Google's decision to tease the Pixel 4 yesterday after several renders were leaked had some Pixel fans excited. After all, the image shared by Google showed a phone that gave a rather high-end appearance. And Google's comment, "Wait 'til you see what it can do," had many wondering whether the rumors...
20:26 2019-06-14

Samsung Galaxy Fold release keeps getting delayed, as July also seems unlikely now As if the original release of Samsung's highly anticipated first foldable smartphone wasn't messy enough, with review units catastrophically and unexpectedly damaged after just a couple of days of light usage, ultimately forcing an indefinite delay, said delay isn't exactly being handled in the grea...
20:26 2019-06-14

Best Buy has the Verizon-locked Moto Z4 on sale for as little as $120 after $380 discount The Moto Z4 might not be on par with the best high-end smartphones on the market today in terms of processing power (and a beefier Z4 Force is apparently not happening), but a bunch of early discounts and bundle deals are massively boosting the appeal of the modular upper mid-ranger. You can get the...
20:26 2019-06-14

Sprint launches Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, pre-orders get a solid $250 discount Sprint has recently lit up its 5G network in four major US cities and just a couple of weeks after the launch of the service, it adds one more phone to its fleet of 5G handsets: the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is now available for pre-order.The Galaxy S10 5G is a big phone that is packed to the gills, jus...
20:26 2019-06-14

Motorola One Action images leak out flaunting the triple camera and pierced display Motorola is gearing up to announce extra handsets in its Android One line, after the Vision model made a cameo last month. First in line may be another midranger, the One Action, whose purported specs we already detailed a few days back.They are not that different from the One Vision, as the Action ...
20:26 2019-06-14

The OnePlus 7 Pro's 90 Hz screen will sometimes silently switch down to 60 Hz One of the OnePlus 7 Pro's defining features and major selling points is its 90 Hz display. The extra-fast refresh rate allows for animations to be buttery smooth giving you a kind of a "soap opera effect" as you scroll through information. It's cool, it feels smooth and responsive, and it's still a...
20:26 2019-06-14

Oh no, now the foldable Huawei Mate X is also delayed (by a whopping three months) After several years of steady, impressive growth in the global smartphone market, Huawei is seeing the very survival of its core businesses threatened by political tensions between the US and China. As much as the tech giant would like us to believe Trump's ban will have little to no impact on its s...
20:26 2019-06-14

Galaxy Note 10 price and release date expectations: in-depth analysis The Galaxy Note 10 is almost around the corner, and because of that, there is an abundance of leaks and rumors surrounding Samsung's upcoming heavyweight smartphone. We already know quite a bit about the specs of this future powerhouse, and we've even seen concept renders based on leaked information...
20:26 2019-06-14

Huawei P30 Pro got a big camera update to tame the yellow pixels, did it work? For the first time in smartphone history, Huawei took a chance, and addressed the weakest point of mobile cameras - night and low-light shots - by employing unorthodox color mask in its flagship P30 series. Huawei calls it a Super Spectrum sensor, as it is using yellow pixels in place of the green o...
20:26 2019-06-14

Here's how the US carrier networks perform among the crowds of Coachella or Times Square There are 5G network speeds under the few lampposts in Chicago where they are available and with you as the sole network user, and then there are Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T or Sprint network performances at crowded places like Times Square.The research firm Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) got up and te...
20:26 2019-06-14

Huawei's $1 billion patent demand from Verizon is not ransom money (results) image: XinhuaIn light of the revelations that Huawei's patent licensing chief has sent a letter to Verizon asking for a cool $1 billion in exchange for granting access to the company's 4G/5G network and other patents, we asked you who's in the right. Almost three quarters of our respondents give the...
20:26 2019-06-14

LG should learn a thing or two from OnePlus' success In the past 5 years, we've witnessed a pretty impressive success story. A company named OnePlus rose amidst the frenzy of a saturated smartphone market and said: "Hey... we are here to kill your flagships." Its mission was simple: offer a great phone with top-tier specs at a much affordable price th...
20:26 2019-06-14

T-Mobile and Costco have an unbeatable trade-in deal for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR buyers Apple's "limited time" trade-in discounts for iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max purchases are still available, but although they're pretty hefty by the company's own standards, you can unsurprisingly get much better deals of a similar nature from third-party retailers and major US carriers.Costco and T-Mobi...
20:26 2019-06-14

Forget renders – real Google Pixel 4 spotted in the wild It has been a wild week for Google Pixel leaks. First, we got to see some leak-based renders that claimed to depict the real thing. Then, Google itself went "to Hell with it" and posted the design of the upcoming Pixel 4 phone. Granted, it was a darkened silhouette, but it pretty much showed that th...
20:26 2019-06-14

Sprint 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered? Sprint launched its True 5G Network at the end of May 2019 and because it uses mid-band spectrum as the underlying technology for the network, it has been able to offer the widest 5G coverage of all US carriers at launch.In contrast, rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T rely on complicated millimeter-wa...
20:26 2019-06-14

Second generation Apple AirPods had weaker than expected sales in Q1 Apple's AirPods continue to dominate the true wireless "hearables" category with a larger than 50% market share. However, the second generation of the extremely popular accessory did not add to Apple's already huge share of this market. According to the information made public by Counterpoint Resear...
20:26 2019-06-14

Sony Xperia 1 Review The Xperia 1 is more than just Sony's latest flagship phone. It is the catalyst in the company's transformative turn in a new direction – one that would hopefully bring the Xperia brand back on the radar. It is the first Sony phone with a triple camera and the only handset on the market with a 4K OL...
20:26 2019-06-14

Huawei export ban claims another victim: Huawei’s $2,600 foldable smartphone Enlarge / Huawei's response to the export ban so far. (credit: KC Green / Ron Amadeo) The Huawei export ban has claimed another victim. The embattled Chinese company told CNBC that it is now delaying perhaps its most anticipated product, the $2,600 Mate X foldable smartphone. Huawei's official exp...
20:13 2019-06-14

Samsung Galaxy Fit launches in the US at last with reasonable price and robust features Unveiled alongside the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy S10 smartphone lineup way back in February, the low-cost Samsung Galaxy Fit is only now going on sale stateside. This is aimed directly against the Fitbit Inspire HR at a recommended price of $99.99, and Samsung is probably hoping the activity tr...
09:52 2019-06-14

Huawei is selling lock screen ads on certain models; users are not happy Have things come to this for Huawei? Is the company having so much trouble selling its phones that it needs to sell lock screen ads on its handsets? Several tweets from Huawei owners (via Android Police) show how those using the pre-installed "random landscape backgrounds" are having the real estate...
05:26 2019-06-14

Xfinity Mobile has an absolutely bonkers deal on select Apple iPad models Comcast's Xfinity Mobile is an MVNO that uses Verizon's wireless 4G LTE network. To help it sign up customers (at last count it has 1.5 million of them since starting service in 2017), the cable company wanted to offer the Apple iPhone. Comcast wanted to offer the handset so badly, it agreed to sell...
03:39 2019-06-14

Google kills off Play Movies app for Daydream VR It looks like Google isn't too convinced that VR is a the future any longer, as the company has just killed off an important app that would allow Android users to access VR content: Play Movies. But let's not guess Google's reasoning behind the decision since it can have numerous causes, including f...
01:26 2019-06-14

Best Buy is now offering $300 savings on the entire Galaxy S10 family with carrier activation Samsung's newest high-end phones are not only objectively beautiful, demonstrably powerful, and packed with the latest advancements in display, camera, battery, and biometric recognition technology, but also surprisingly affordable... if you know where to look.For instance, you can get the unlocked ...
01:26 2019-06-14

Samsung readying yet another entry-level tablet, the Galaxy Tab A (2019) The Galaxy Tab S5 won't be the only tablet Samsung has in the pipeline for the rest of the year, as news about an entry-level slate has just emerged. The unannounced Galaxy Tab A (2019) recently popped up in various places over the Internet, so we're convinced the tablet exists.The folks at XDA Deve...
01:26 2019-06-14

Verizon Moto Z4 first update is all about 5G It's totally reasonable to have software updates for smartphones at launch. Game developers are doing it more often than not, so why not smartphone vendors if they feel their products really need some last minute changes before reaching customers hands.The Moto Z4 has just hit the shelves at Verizon...
01:26 2019-06-14

Deal: Grab Sony's premium noise-canceling headphones for less than $300 on Amazon Sony's most popular premium headphones, the WH-1000XM3 are on sale quite often these days, so there's really no excuse for not getting a pair if you're looking for this particular product. Obviously, some deals are better than others, while some will ask customers to make some compromises if they wa...
01:26 2019-06-14

Leak provides one bit of bad news about the Google Pixel 4 Google's decision to tease the Pixel 4 yesterday after several renders were leaked had some Pixel fans excited. After all, the image shared by Google showed a phone that gave a rather high-end appearance. And Google's comment, "Wait 'til you see what it can do," had many wondering whether the rumors...
01:26 2019-06-14

The 2019 iPhones will 'lack novelty' features, analysts suggest iPhone 11 CAD-based renderIn a year where Google and Samsung appear to be upping their game in almost every department, Apple is reportedly planning just a handful of upgrades for its next-gen iPhones. Because of this, certain analysts believe the next-gen iPhones will be rather boring.Most of the i...
01:26 2019-06-14

Amazon's great deal on a Fire HD 8 bundle includes accessory that makes it a smart display Guess who has a deal on an Amazon Fire HD 8 bundle. If you guessed Amazon (via Android Police), you were right. The etailer's own 8-inch tablet is on sale for $79.98 in a bundle that includes a Show Mode, Charging Dock. This is an accessory that essentially turns the tablet into a smart display by i...
01:26 2019-06-14

Deal: Get a refurbished Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ for as low as $350 Samsung's last year Galaxy S flagships are still solid top-tier phones by today's standards, but their priced have dropped considerably. The Galaxy S9 can be had for around $600 outright, while the Galaxy S9+ costs just $100 more. Of course, Samsung is running promotions on all its flagships smartph...
01:26 2019-06-14

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things, bridging that gap makes integrating the latest te...
00:13 2019-06-14

Google is ending the integration between Drive and Photos Enlarge Google Drive is a place to store all your files, and Google Photos is a place to store all your photos. On the surface, having these two Google services integrate somewhat makes sense, and today, all your Google Photos end up in Drive and all your Drive photos end up in Google Photos. But...
22:52 2019-06-13

Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn’t evolved since… forever. Sure, many people have switched to an electric toothbrush, but it remains a stick with a brush at the end. Willo thinks that’s not good enough. The company has developed an oral care device to improve brushing wi...
22:26 2019-06-13

AT&T cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold orders AT&T has cancelled early orders for the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Tom’s Guide first reported the cancellation, noting that AT&T said the Galaxy Fold would be available again to order as soon as Samsung announces a new launch date. AT&T is offering $100 in credit to those whose orders it has cancell...
22:26 2019-06-13

After updating its app for Premium members, Spotify goes down Is this the day the music died? It is if you're a Spotify member as the music streamer has been down since 8:22 am EDT this morning. Over at DownDetector.com, 80% of the complaints they received have something to do with the inability of users to stream music, 14% say that they can't use the Spotify...
21:00 2019-06-13

Huawei is reportedly testing a Russian operating system to replace Android Google, as you already know, has cut ties with Huawei due to the placement of the latter on the Commerce Department's Entity List. Being on the list prevents Huawei from obtaining parts and software from its U.S. supply chain. Losing its Google Play services license means that the Chinese phone manu...
20:26 2019-06-13

Deal: Save $560 on the LTE-enabled Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 512GB at B&H US retailer B&H is running an Apple Savings Event to get rid of some of its previous generation iPad models. Some of the best deals that went live throughout the last year or so are now available at B&H, so if you still want to buy an older iPad model, now would be a good idea to check out this prom...
20:26 2019-06-13

Verizon to start selling the TicWatch Pro smartwatch soon It might sound weird for some, but Mobvoi, the company behind the TicWatch brand, might be on to something. After successfully making the TicWatch name popular in the United States, the company might soon team up with a major carrier to offer customers one of its best smartwatches, the TicWatch Pro....
20:26 2019-06-13

Samsung patent reveals a radical new look that could be used for the Galaxy S11 Based on a patent filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (via LetsGo Digital), it would appear that Samsung is thinking about making a radical change to the design of its smartphones. The patent, filed late last year and published last week, is titled 'Electronic device with full di...
18:52 2019-06-13

Motorola Moto Z4 goes on sale at Verizon at half price The Moto Z4 went on pre-order late last month with the first shipments being sent as early as last week for those who placed their orders via Motorola's online store. However, the bulk of the sales are probably going to happen at Verizon, as many Motorola fans have waited for the Big Red to finally ...
18:52 2019-06-13

This Galaxy Note 10 leak points towards insanely thin bezels Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pro CAD-based renderWith less than two months to go until the Galaxy Note 10’s rumored announcement date, a protective film for Samsung’s upcoming flagship that corroborates the presence of extremely thin bezels has shown up online.Insanely thin bezels and a slightly bigger ch...
16:52 2019-06-13

More details on the name, ongoing tests, and release date of Huawei's Android replacement crop up No one knows exactly what will happen to Huawei in around two months, when a US executive order is (theoretically) set to come into effect, essentially banning the Chinese tech giant from doing business with long-time partners like Google, Qualcomm, Intel, and possibly even Arm, to name just a few.B...
16:52 2019-06-13

Samsung may not be the first to use its record 64MP camera sensor in a phone Not long ago, Samsung announced a phone camera sensor that carries a record resolution of 64 MP. That's way more than the current ubiquitous 48MP Sony sensor that every Chinese maker seems to slap in their handsets these days.Needless to say, more pixels don't equate a better picture per se, as they...
16:52 2019-06-13

5G bands explained: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really means. And that's much, much faster download and u...
16:52 2019-06-13

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch is an excellent bargain at $175 (brand-new with warranty) If you're in the market for a nice and robust Android and iOS-compatible smartwatch with a reasonable price point, you might be having a hard time choosing from several decent models made by the likes of Samsung, Fitbit, and Garmin. Frequent deals offered by all three manufacturers and various autho...
16:52 2019-06-13

Google Pixel 4: Here's what reportedly went on behind the scenes Google Pixel 4 concept renderYesterday’s Pixel 4 announcement was not only surprising but also rather contradictory. For months, leaks and rumors pointed towards a totally different design, but within the space of three days, everything was proven to be wrong.Ultimately, the latest developments have...
16:52 2019-06-13

With the latest beta updates, OnePlus is proving that it's playing the long game Like other major manufacturers, OnePlus has an Open Beta program, which its fans can apply for to get a taste for what's to come via the next major update for their phones. And unlike many other major manufacturers, OnePlus seems to have started adding features from its newest phone — the OnePlus 7 ...
16:52 2019-06-13

Samsung has fixed the Galaxy Fold, but now the Mate X release is in trouble Samsung is gearing up for the final release date of the Galaxy Fold, after the few preview specimens it sent out to tech reviewers and assorted "influencers" were either abused or exhibited strange display artifacts. Korean media is reporting today that it has actually managed to solve the two glari...
16:52 2019-06-13

Deal: Save big on the entire Samsung Galaxy S10 series at B&H If you're in the market for a Samsung flagship and you favor the Galaxy S family over the Galaxy Note, chances are that you've seen a lot of Galaxy S10 deals flying around on the last couple of months. Samsung really wants everyone to own a Galaxy S10 phone, which is why is throwing with discounts l...
13:26 2019-06-13

Huge selection of Apple Watch Series 4 models is substantially discounted at Macy's While the newest generation of the crazy successful Apple Watch has been on sale several times of late at all kinds of major third-party retailers, the highest discounts have typically been available for just a handful of configurations. But Macy's is now running an extensive promotion on a bunch of...
13:26 2019-06-13

Android phones can now be used to authorize Google sign-ins on iPads and iPhones Two-step verification, also known as two-factor authentication, is without a doubt the best and simplest way to enhance the security of your sign-ins to various online accounts, services, and apps. Of course, the feature is made that much more convenient by adding options to your second layer of pro...
13:26 2019-06-13

Is Huawei right to demand billions from US carriers for patents? image: XinhuaIf you didn't know that Verizon owns money to Huawei for patent licensing, you do now. According to the Wall Street Journal, Huawei has sent a letter to America's largest carrier, requesting payment for more than 200 individual patents that it holds. The patents in question stem from ba...
13:26 2019-06-13

Remember the Huawei Mate 10 Pro? Newegg on eBay has it on sale at only $357 It may seem like a very long time ago, but Huawei brought the excellent Mate 10 Pro to the US just last year. Unfortunately, even before the Chinese tech giant was officially blacklisted by President Trump, its pursuit of the American dream was obstructed as two major carriers canceled their plans t...
13:26 2019-06-13

Why Google's Pixel 4 teaser is a brilliant move Yesterday we were merely speculating which design would the next Pixels likely employ, and today things are literally set in stone as Google--yes,Google--went full sicko mode and revealed its upcoming flagship device by sharing an image on Twitter. You've probably seen it already, but in case you ha...
13:26 2019-06-13

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand is working on a 5G flagship for later this year. And if a new certification listing is anything to go...
13:26 2019-06-13

Sprint is the second US carrier to pick up the Samsung Galaxy A50 at a reasonable price While US carriers don't sell a lot of mid-range Galaxy devices nowadays, Samsung didn't exactly catch us off guard with the A50 announcement for Verizon earlier this week. More interestingly (and somewhat surprisingly), the company vaguely suggested the sleek and decently powerful Galaxy A50, as wel...
13:26 2019-06-13

AT&T cancels its Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders; customers involved get a $100 promo card While the world waits for Samsung to announce a new launch date for the Galaxy Fold, actions speak louder than words. Especially when those actions consist of Best Buy canceling pre-orders collected for the device last month followed up by today's news related to AT&T. The carrier, according to Tom'...
07:26 2019-06-13

Google Photos and Drive will stop working together next month Google has just announced important changes to automatic sync between Google Drive and Google Photos. It looks like the Mountain View company has decided that the connection between these services is confusing, so they will no longer work together starting in July.But it's not 100% Google's decision...
07:26 2019-06-13

Another US carrier rolls out the LG V40 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update After Verizon and AT&T, it looks like U.S. Cellular might be the next carrier in the United States to release the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update for the LG V40 ThinQ. LG's flagship hasn't been among the first top-tier phones in the US to be updated to the latest version of Android, a bit of a l...
07:26 2019-06-13

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This is according to credit rating agency S&P. Huawei's placement on the list last month means that the manufacturer is unable to obtain U.S. parts and soft...
04:26 2019-06-13

2020 Apple iPhones could be first to use a more powerful chip architecture The smaller the process used to fabricate chips, the more transistors fit inside the densely packed space inside. That means higher performance and better energy consumption. For example, the original iPhone used an SoC that was manufactured using the 45nm process. Today's top chipsets, including th...
03:13 2019-06-13

Verizon's 5G network and coverage: all you need to know Verizon Wireless was among the first carriers to roll out a commercial 5G network in the United States.Verizon's 5G network went live in April of 2019, but its availability at launch was extremely scant. To be perfectly precise, the network was available in some parts of downtown Chicago and Minneap...
23:39 2019-06-12

Netflix to launch Stranger Things mobile RPG in 2020 In anticipation of the third Stranger Things season set to debut on July 4th, Netflix announced a brand new mobile game under the successful franchise. Developed in collaboration with Next Games, makers of The Walking Dead games, the free-to-play Stranger Things mobile game will be released in 2020 ...
23:39 2019-06-12

Little known iOS 13 feature will prevent Apple from throttling iPhones in the future Now that Apple iPhone users aren't automatically upgrading to the latest model every year or two, the longevity of the phone's battery is more important than ever. You might recall 2017's Batterygate. Apple's iPhone Battery and Performance website points out that battery life is the amount of time a...
23:39 2019-06-12

Apple wants to acquire Intel’s 5G business to build its own modems, sources claim Enlarge / A 5G Intel logo is seen during the Mobile World Congress on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona. (credit: Miquel Benitez/Getty Images) Apple is still looking into the possibility of acquiring Intel's Germany-based modem business, The Information claimed yesterday, citing sources familiar with...
23:26 2019-06-12

Get the T-Mobile Galaxy S10+ for the price of OnePlus 7 Pro at Costco The Galaxy S10+ costs $999.99 over at T-Mobile, but if you run to your nearest Costco warehouse, you can get it for just $949.99 outright. With instant $250 credit, running until 6/13, the price falls down to the unbelievable $699, only for today and tomorrow. That's OnePlus 7 Pro level pricing, and...
22:26 2019-06-12

Apple iPhone 11 may add night mode feature to rival Google's Night Sight Apple iPhone 11 & 11 Max CAD-based rendersApple isn’t expected to make any major changes to the front of its upcoming flagships, but the next-gen iPhones are set to receive some pretty major cameras upgrades in terms of both hardware and software. Today, a potential new feature has been revealed. Ni...
22:26 2019-06-12

Rugged and pretty, the AGM X3 scores a Mobile Industry Awards statuette Advertorial by AGM: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimer AGM is a company that aims to make rugged and durable smartphones that actually look good and have powerful hardware to boot. The top-tier AGM X3 is powered by a Snapdragon 845, protect...
22:26 2019-06-12

Here's everything you need to know about Motorola's next 'hole punch' mid-ranger The One Action is expected to borrow the cinematic display of the One VisionMotorola has already released quite a few interesting smartphones this year, including four different mid-range Moto G7 variants and the (relatively) powerful Moto Z4 with Moto Mods support. But the Lenovo-owned company repo...
22:26 2019-06-12

Amazon unveils all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition, and it's already on sale at a nice discount Smart speakers are incredibly popular around the world these days, and as much as Amazon, Google, and Apple would like the premium Echo Show, Home Max, and HomePod to be the ones selling like hotcakes, the staggering growth of this fledgling market is primarily driven by the entry-level, ultra-affor...
22:26 2019-06-12

Samsung Galaxy S10 series sales are 31% higher in one European market Samsung struggled to sell its usual number of flagship smartphones last year, but this year’s a totally different story for the South Korean company, especially in the Netherlands.An impressive 100,000 units in just three monthsIn a press release published earlier today, Samsung announced that sales...
22:26 2019-06-12

Samsung may be first with a true 5G chipset, while Apple still shops for modem engineers Given that the Galaxy Note 10 is expected to come in no less than four different versions, separated by screen sizes and 5G availability, it's obvious that Qualcomm will be keeping its X50 and X55 modems separate from its Snapdragon chipsets for a good while still. Even the next-gen Snapdragon 865 p...
22:26 2019-06-12

The powerful Samsung Galaxy Tab S5 tipped to arrive in August alongside Galaxy Note 10 News about Samsung's next flagship tablet surface last week when a listing at Geekbench revealed some of the Galaxy Tab S5's specs. We learned over the weekend the tablet will be equipped with a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and 6GB RAM, hardware that's only reserved to top-tier devices...
22:26 2019-06-12

WWDC announcements lend credence to previous rumor about Apple's next big product Even though Apple appears to be focusing on its Services unit, hoping that it can bring in $50 billion in revenue next year, it doesn't mean that the company isn't working on new hardware. In fact, earlier this year Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the tech giant is is "planting seeds" and is "rolling t...
22:26 2019-06-12

Google just confirmed what the Pixel 4 will look like In a very unexpected and rather shocking turn of events, Google has embraced its reputation for premature leaks and officially confirmed the design of the upcoming Pixel 4 series.The square camera module on the rear is official!Taking to Twitter recently through the official Made by Google account, ...
22:26 2019-06-12

Deal: Save $60 and get a free Google Home Mini when you buy the Home Max Google Home Max is a great device, but you know what's even greater? A Google Home Max and a Home Mini bundled and sold for $110 off, of course. The Google Home Max is a great device to enhance your entertainment experience since it features powerful sound and the option to stream music and movies. ...
22:26 2019-06-12

Motorola has kept quiet about the Moto Z4's surprising support for a Microsoft accessory Officially set to be launched on Verizon tomorrow, the Motorola Moto Z4 might be known for the continued support it brings for Motorola's modular Moto Mod accessories, especially the 5G Moto Mod. Attaching the latter on the back of the Moto Z4 (or even last year's Moto Z3) allows the handset to conn...
22:26 2019-06-12

AT&T launches the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, but there's a catch Now that most major carriers in the US have launched their 5G network in various parts of the country, it's time to start offering 5G-enabled phones to those who want to experience blazing fast download speeds (hopefully).AT&T has just announced that starting June 17, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will ...
22:26 2019-06-12

Google pushes new update to the Pixel Buds, here is what's new The Pixel Buds are far from being perfect, but they sure aren't bad at all. As a matter of fact, most users won't notice some of the issues that Google discovered after releasing the earphones. Even so, the Mountain View company has decided to address these minor bugs that might be annoying for some...
22:26 2019-06-12

These Pixel 4 renders give us our best look yet at Google's next flagship Last year's Pixel 3 XLUPDATE: Google has just confirmed the rear design of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. We have updated this article with newer concept renders.###There’s quite a lot of conflicting Pixel 4 information floating around at the moment making ......
22:26 2019-06-12

Google’s Pixel 4 rumored to support air gesture system Enlarge / Project Soli in action. We're at least four months out from the typical Google Pixel smartphone unveiling, but that isn't stopping the rumor mill from churning. There are already a pair of reports pointing toward a Project Soli-based gesture system being in development for the Pixel 4. ...
22:13 2019-06-12

Google responds to Pixel 4 rumors by… posting a picture of the Pixel 4 Google's first official picture of the Pixel 4. So you want some Pixel 4 news, do you? After rumors started flying that the Pixel 4 would support Project Soli, Google's radar-based gesture chip, Google has offered an official response. It's, uh, a picture of...
22:13 2019-06-12

Xiaomi’s budget Mi Band wearable now sports a color screen and voice assistant Xiaomi has refreshed its smart fitness tracker and unveiled a range of other gadgets in China, giving a glimpse at some of its affordable products that it will likely be bringing to other markets in the coming future. The wearable fitness tracker, called Mi Smart Band 4, sports a bigger AMOLED disp...
19:39 2019-06-12

Helium launches $51M-funded “LongFi” IoT alternative to cellular With 200X the range of WiFi at 1/1000th of the cost of a cellular modem, Helium’s “LongFi” wireless network debuts today. Its transmitters can help track stolen scooters, find missing dogs via IoT collars, and collect data from infrastructure sensors. The catch is that Helium̵...
19:39 2019-06-12

What do subscription services and streaming mean for the future of gaming? The future of gaming is streaming. If that wasn’t painfully obvious to you a week ago, it certainly ought to be now. Google got ahead of E3 late last week by finally shedding light on Stadia, a streaming service that promises a hardware agnostic gaming future. It’s still very early days, of course....
19:39 2019-06-12

Google Pixel 4 could include new feature that dramatically improves display When it comes to flagship smartphones, displays are often regarded as one of the most important features. Nowadays, most manufacturers opt for OLED panels that can display vibrant colors and deep blacks. But from the look of things, Google wants to take things a step further this year with a new fea...
14:00 2019-06-12

The new iPod Touch killed our dreams for an iPhone SE 2 When we asked you whether you want to see а still-small but more powerful sequel to Apple's iPhone SE cutie pie, the answer was a resounding "yes!". The reason why? Well, it was the only hope that a small iPhone will live on, and there are plenty of Apple fans that resent the era of 6 inch screen di...
14:00 2019-06-12

Apple had the worst first quarter in European smartphone market in five years While Apple's hardship in markets like China and India has been well-documented and much discussed in the last year or so, tracking a worrying trend of declining sales numbers and stagnant profits, the International Data Corporation (IDC) is out today with a report that sheds light on the company's ...
14:00 2019-06-12

Spotify debuts new Your Daily Drive feature in the US Spotify has just revealed a brand new feature that will be available to all its users in the United States while driving their cars – Your Daily Drive. The new feature provides both music and news talk shows, based on relevancy and personality of the hosts.The new feature is meant to make the time s...
14:00 2019-06-12

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 rumor review: specs, features, price, and release date of the future beast Samsung’s flagship phone reveal for the first half of 2019 is behind us and, oh boy, was it a wild ride. We got to see not two, not three, but four new devices join the Galaxy S family — those being the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and Galaxy S10 5G — and a new contender in the (bendable) f...
14:00 2019-06-12

The best Amazon Prime deals on smartphones Amazon Prime has always offered sweet deals on phones for its members, though with a bit of a catch. If you went for one of the alluring offers, you'd have to put up with ads on your lock screen. This was a non-issue for some people, but many others did not take as kindly to it. Fortunately, the com...
14:00 2019-06-12

iMovie for iOS now has a green screen feature iMovie for iOS is one of the most advanced video editors for a mobile device as it's able to edit 4K footage without stuttering and the amazing thing is that Apple offers it for the sweet price of free. Now, with the latest update, iMovie becomes even more powerful as it adds one feature that tradit...
11:52 2019-06-12

Asus ROG Phone 2 will catch up to Razer Phones with key screen technology upgrade Asus is quickly ramping up the buzz-building efforts for the company's sophomore gaming smartphone effort, which was only recently confirmed for a firm July release (at least in China) in partnership with Tencent Games, which will provide special "optimizations" for hugely popular titles like PUBG M...
11:52 2019-06-12

Google app soon to receive full-fledged dark mode Google is determined to bring the dark theme to all its apps by the time Android Q is officially released. A couple of Google apps such as Calendar and Keep have already been updated with a dark mode, but the Google app has yet to receive a similar function.The good news is the Mountain View company...
11:52 2019-06-12

LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Watch scores massive discount on eBay in 'excellent' condition If you're in the market for a robust and stylish Apple Watch alternative at a reasonable price, it's probably not a good idea to get the Galaxy Watch, Watch Active, or Gear S3 directly from Samsung. While the world's largest smartphone vendor (and second-largest smartwatch vendor) has been offering ...
11:52 2019-06-12

Bose to launch new wireless headphones with voice-activated Alexa in late June Headphones with support for digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri have become trivial in the last couple of years. However, most of these headphones will only allow users to wake up the digital assistant by pushing a dedicated button. Apple and Samsung are the only companies that ...
11:52 2019-06-12

How long before 5G becomes a standard flagship smartphone feature? Over the course of the last few months, we switched from “5G is coming!” to “5G is finally here!”. And while “here” is still far from everywhere, 5G is indeed a reality, and so are the phones that support it. But since 5G is a brand new beast, the devices that can handle it need to be in a class of...
11:52 2019-06-12

Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game is now open for pre-registration on Android and iOS One year after its official reveal, Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game with a twist is finally open for pre-registration on Android and iOS. The Coalition and Funko have teamed up for the release of the Gears of War mobile game, which is why all the heroes and villains in the game have been skinne...
11:52 2019-06-12

Samsung Galaxy Watch LTE finally receiving One UI update Samsung quietly released the One UI update to most of its compatible smartwatches back in May, but one model, in particular, was skipped from the initial rollout, the Galaxy Watch LTE. For whatever reasons, it took Samsung almost one more month to bring One UI to the LTE-enabled Galaxy Watch, but as...
10:00 2019-06-12

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is up to $300 off on Amazon (multiple models) Microsoft newest Surface Pro 2-in-1 laptop is getting massive discounts on Amazon, but none of the deals includes any accessories. If you want a brand new device that you can use as a laptop, you should definitely try to buy a keyboard for the Microsoft Surface Pro 6.However, if you just need a tabl...
10:00 2019-06-12

Get a top-notch discount of almost $100 on Sony's top-notch wireless noise-canceling headphones Even though they're fairly old at this point, having been formally unveiled at the IFA trade show in Berlin back in August 2018, the Sony WH-1000XM3 are still undoubtedly among the best wireless over-ear headphones in the sub-$400 price bracket. Typically available for around 350 bucks, these incred...
10:00 2019-06-12

Apple’s iCloud has been a poor experience in Windows, but a new update seeks to fix that iCloud in the Microsoft Store. [credit: Samuel Axon ] Apple has released a new version of iCloud for Windows 10 in the Microsoft Store, according to a recent blog post by Microsoft and a han...
09:26 2019-06-12

Samsung's well spec'd Galaxy A50 mid-ranger hits Verizon on June 13th As far back as April, we had heard that a trio of Samsung's new Galaxy A mid-rangers would be heading to the states. And a recent update to the Samsung Pay app "confirmed" that the Galaxy A50 was coming to the U.S. Today, Samsung announced that the latter model will be accompanied by the Galaxy A20 ...
05:00 2019-06-12

Huge Google Pixel 4 leak reveals major camera and design details Yesterday’s early look at the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL design may have surprised many, but today YouTuber Lewis Hilsenteger from Unbox Therapy has provided some further details about the flagships and also gone hands-on with case models for the devices. Before reading ahead, though, do take into accou...
05:00 2019-06-12

AT&T beats Sprint and T-Mobile to the Android Pie punch for the LG V40 ThinQ Formally unveiled in early October and commercially released both on US carriers and in an unlocked variant later that same month, the LG V40 ThinQ could have theoretically been powered by Android Pie out the box. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case, even though the newest version of Google's market...
05:00 2019-06-12

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ update adds Night Mode function, other improvements Samsung's last year flagships, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are getting new features and improvements in the latest update, which is dubbed June security patch. As the title says, the most important addition is the new Night Mode, a feature that Samsung saved for the Galaxy S10 series.Apart from the Night ...
05:00 2019-06-12

Nine states and Washington D.C. file suit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger It has been one step forward, two steps back for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that the deal be approved, but the Department of Justice has yet to make a decision. Amid rumors that the DOJ wants T-Mobile and Sprint to help set up a new compet...
05:00 2019-06-12

Deal: Samsung Galaxy S10e drops to just $450 ($300 off) at Best Buy The smallest and cheapest of the Galaxy S10 phones is getting a massive discount at Best Buy. Samsung offered quite a lot of deals on all Galaxy S10 smartphones, but if you skipped these deals for whatever reasons, then you're in luck.Best Buy's deal is one of the best we've been able to track to da...
05:00 2019-06-12

Google Pixel 4 could have amazing new capabilities if a hot rumor proves to be true According to 9to5Google, the Google Pixel 4 could feature Google's Project Soli sensing technology. This would allow users to control the phone through the use of subtle, fine hand gestures. The project comes from Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) in-house technology incubator and was...
05:00 2019-06-12

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid. This isn't an app that you can download from the Google Play Store at any time. Instead, Facebook ...
05:00 2019-06-12

Rumored deal could go a long way toward the development of Apple's own modem chips We have documented the difficulties that Apple has had securing 5G modem chips for the iPhone, and the surprise settlement with Qualcomm that gives Apple a multi-year chip supply agreement with the chip maker. Apple already bit the hand that feeds it once when it testified against Qualcomm's controv...
05:00 2019-06-12

New smartwatch has ECG and heart rate monitor for a fraction of the Apple Watch's price The breakout feature on the Apple Watch series 4 has been the timepiece's electrocardiogram (ECG), monitor. This looks for abnormal heart rhythms and can help detect atrial fibrillation (AFib); this condition can lead to blood clots, strokes and can be fatal. The monitor on the Apple Watch has alrea...
05:00 2019-06-12

AMD launches Navi as the $449 Radeon RX 5700 XT The Radeon RX 5700 XT. It has a funny dent in the top. AMD took the stage at E3 to announce its "Navi" family of GPUs. The company's new graphics cards are officially the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT and Radeon RX 5700. The 5700 series is launching July 7, making t...
02:26 2019-06-12

Sense Photonics flashes onto the lidar scene with a new approach and $26M Lidar is a critical part of many autonomous cars and robotic systems, but the technology is also evolving quickly. A new company called Sense Photonics just emerged from stealth mode today with a $26M A round, touting a whole new approach that allows for an ultra-wide field of view and (literally) f...
00:26 2019-06-12

Samsung is bringing the $350 Galaxy A50 to the US The Samsung Galaxy A50. [credit: Samsung ] Samsung's flagship smartphone lineup comes to basically every carrier and every country on Earth, but the company is much more selective when it co...
22:26 2019-06-11

Sony Xperia 1 battery life: real-life impressions and test results are out! The Sony Xperia 1 is a monster of a phone: the world's first 4K AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chip, a new 21:9 super tall and narrow form factor, gaming optimizations, new cameras, and the list just goes on and on.And lo and behold, all of those monster specs are combined with... a tiny little 3,30...
18:52 2019-06-11

Huawei's phone sales have taken a huge hit in another major market Although Huawei’s US trade ban hasn’t yet affected the company’s ability to deliver existing smartphones to customers, the uncertainty surrounding the current situation has led to a drop in demand for the brand. This is especially noticeable in one of Huawei’s biggest international markets.According...
18:52 2019-06-11

Phone survives fall from 103,000 feet Let's face it, we all drop our phones. The only difference is how we react to the incident. Some will pick up the device and go on as if nothing happened while others will instantly look at the screen for any signs of a crack. And even if nothing seems wrong on the outside, they will worry about pos...
18:52 2019-06-11

OnePlus 7 Pro "limited edition" is now available If you love to combine puns with pop culture and famous brands, you might call the new version of the OnePlus 7 Pro "Almond Joy." The handset is now available in "Almond" from OnePlus for a price of $699. This variant carries 8GB of memory and 256GB of storage; while this is the exact configuration ...
18:52 2019-06-11

The Essential Phone 2 might finally be near, CEO teases Today, over two years since the Essential Phone (PH-1) was announced and nearly six months since it was discontinued, Essential CEO and Android co-founder Andy Rubin has teased a potential second-generation smartphone.In reply to a Twitter thread that was originally started way back in September, Ru...
18:52 2019-06-11

Huawei accelerates Android replacement tests after seven years of development work The world's number one manufacturer of telecommunications equipment and number two smartphone vendor is under siege from all sides of the mobile industry as a result of mounting US political pressure, but both officially and unofficially, Huawei has repeatedly suggested contingency plans are in plac...
16:26 2019-06-11

Best smartphone you can buy right now in 2019 With so many different (yet similar) smartphones from so many brands from across the globe, one may start feeling a bit lost. Which one of those many is the best phone you can buy right now, in 2019? And why is it better than the rest?The truth is that there is no one phone to fit every person's nee...
16:26 2019-06-11

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product lineup is the social network's attempt to grab a piece of the smart home speaker market, where comp...
16:26 2019-06-11

Best Buy clearance deal brings well-reviewed Asus ZenFone 5Q down to $180 ($120 off) Asus is not what we'd call a very well-established and popular smartphone vendor in the US, but the Taiwan-based company occasionally brings respectable Android handsets with sleek designs, great features, and extremely reasonable price points stateside. While waiting for the incredibly affordable Z...
16:26 2019-06-11

The HTC U19e & Desire 19+ are the brand's latest overpriced devices HTC U19eThis year has been a pretty quiet one for HTC’s smartphone business so far, but during a press conference earlier today the Taiwan-based company took to the stage to announce two new devices – the HTC U19e and HTC Desire 19+.The HTC U19e – not a Galaxy S10e competitorFollowing in the footste...
16:26 2019-06-11

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 launches as colorful sequel to one of the world's most popular wearables Can you name the world's top three wearable device vendors? According to a recent IDC report, Apple is unsurprisingly in the lead, followed by... Xiaomi and Huawei. Strictly talking about global sales of wrist worn devices, Xiaomi eclipses even Apple, and it's all thanks to a super-affordable line o...
16:26 2019-06-11

Note 10 coming with a new 7nm Exynos on the same tech as Snapdragon 865 Samsung's processor foundries missed one production cycle of the flagship Snapdragon 8-series processor but their new and superior extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography has won the hearts of Qualcomm's management for Snapdragon 865, it seems.Korean media is reporting that Samsung is in advanced nego...
16:26 2019-06-11

The iPhone XR 2 may have the best battery life of any iPhone Tucked in an electronics industry report about the supplier of batteries for the upcoming iPhone XR sequel we find the actual capacity of the pack in the tentatively named XR 2. The source muses that Apple may be done with hardware and iOS optimizations, and seems to be now betting on larger battery...
16:26 2019-06-11

Best "affordable flagship" phones in 2019 What are the best "affordable flagship phones" this year? To answer that, we have to first define the curious phenomenon of a "budget flagship". First, we know that people want the best phone they can get, but of course without paying the high bill that usually comes with a flagship. Many companies ...
16:26 2019-06-11

Apple is well-equipped to deal with any possible Chinese iPhone production restrictions Huawei is the most obvious victim of trade tensions between the US and China that are showing little signs of de-escalation, but directly or indirectly, Apple's lucrative smartphone business could also be negatively impacted by this whole unstable and unpredictable political kerfuffle.While CEO Tim ...
16:26 2019-06-11

Huawei admits it won't overtake Samsung this year after all Huawei has been aiming to overtake Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer for years. But in light of the company’s recent US trade ban, Huawei has now admitted that it’ll take longer than initially expected.Speaking at CES Asia earlier today, the Chief Strategy Officer of the company...
16:26 2019-06-11

Best budget and affordable phones in 2019: a buyer's guide When it comes to technology, some people just don’t find it reasonable to spend crazy amounts of money on a gadget that gets old in just a couple of years. Yet, those same people still want the full smartphone experience, the camera, the apps, and the speed. Are there any affordable phones that woul...
16:26 2019-06-11

With Multi ID on the G8 ThinQ, LG adds the convenience of choice to biometric security Advertorial by LG (disclaimer) As smartphones host more and more personal information such as family photos and even credit card details, security has become a greater issue in the minds of consumers. Accordingly, passwords have evolved from PINs to fingerprint to facial recognition in the name of g...
16:26 2019-06-11

The world's most valuable brand is not who Apple and Google fans might expect There are many research firms that publish yearly reports ranking the world's most valuable brands after taking different factors and numbers into consideration, but for a long time, one of only two names has found itself at the top of almost every such list.The Google-Apple duopoly has finally been...
16:26 2019-06-11

Samsung's rollable display phone takes shape in a patent If you thought that Samsung will be done and dusted with wacky designs when it finally releases the Galaxy Fold to the general public, you'd be sorely mistaken. A new patent filing has been discovered by LetsGoDigital, and a few renders based on it are showing one of the crazier designs in recent me...
16:26 2019-06-11

Europe publishes common drone rules, giving operators a year to prepare Europe has today published common rules for the use of drones. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) says the regulations, which will apply universally across the region, are intended to help drone operators of all stripes have a clear understanding of what is and is not allowed. Having ...
16:00 2019-06-11

Guidemaster: Ars picks 11 gifts you can get Dad for Father’s Day 2019 Enlarge / These kids evidently got their dad a tie or some kind of parking lot toy... were wireless, noise-cancelling headphones not yet a thing? (credit: Los Angeles Examiner/USC Libraries/Corbis) The annual day devoted to dads is approaching yet again, so it's time to start thinking (if you have...
15:52 2019-06-11

Apple's Shazam app updated with new Pop Up functionality, but only on Android Recently acquired by Apple, Shazam is bringing new features to its users, although this time only Android users will benefit from the changes. A new Pop Up functionality has just been added to Shazam for Android, which will allow users to identify songs playing in third-party apps without having to ...
08:26 2019-06-11

Deal: Unlocked Moto G7 Power price drops below $200 on Amazon Motorola's new Moto G7 series are a solid choice for those looking to buy a mid-range Android smartphone. Each of the Moto G7 phone is tailored for different needs, so either you need a better camera or a huge battery, you can find a Moto G7 model to meet those demands.Now, if big battery is what yo...
08:26 2019-06-11

Verizon Father's Day sale includes free phones, discounts on flagships, smartwatches Verizon has a handful of interesting Father's Day deals that cover all price tiers. Either you're an Apple or an Android fans, there's something good waiting for you on Verizon's website, if you plan to upgrade to a new phone or gift a new device to a loved one.For example, if you want to buy your d...
06:52 2019-06-11

Deal: Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact price drops to just $400 ($100 off) at Best Buy Deals on Sony's Xperia XZ2 Compact were pretty frequent in the United States in the last couple of months, as many retailers offered the smartphone for as low as $450. If you didn't cave in to any of the deals going live in the US, you have a chance to save even more on the Xperia XZ2 Compact.Best B...
06:52 2019-06-11

B&H has an insane deal on the 128GB unlocked Google Pixel 3 XL If you're looking to snag a great deal on a handset for Father's Day this coming Sunday, or just looking for yourself, B&H has a great deal on the Google Pixel 3 XL (via Droid-Life). The 128GB unlocked Pixel 3 XL in Not Pink is being offered for $649.99. That is a $350 or 35% instant discount, not a...
06:52 2019-06-11

Ubisoft reveals new Tom Clancy's Elite Squad mobile military RPG This year's E3 2019 gaming convention is just opening its doors for visitors, but just about every major publisher and developer has already revealed its roadmap for the rest of the year and early 2020. Apart from introducing a new title in the Watch Dogs series, Ubisoft revealed a brand new mobile ...
06:52 2019-06-11

Latest Google Chrome version for Android has two great improvements The Google Chrome browser for Android is getting an update to version 75 (75.0.3770.67), which includes a password manager. The latter, according to Google, will help create "strong and unique" passwords and allow you to look up stored ones. For example, you can see a stored password on a website b...
05:00 2019-06-11

Huawei asks Android app developers to help stock its Play Store alternative Barring some sort of trade deal between the U.S. and China that will result in the removal of Huawei's name from the U.S. Entity List, it appears that the company will have to stuff the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 line with its own OS and app store. According to XDA, the manufacturer is trying to get de...
04:13 2019-06-11

iOS 12.3.2 fixes a camera bug but doesn’t do much else Enlarge / The iPhone 8 Plus has a dual-camera setup. (credit: Samuel Axon) Today, Apple is pushing out a new update to iOS, its software for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch—but this update is targeted at fixing an issue on just one device: the iPhone 8 Plus. iOS 12.3.2 doesn't seem to do anything...
03:26 2019-06-11

Apple may have leaked the Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR release month This says "coming this fall" now, but it said something else earlier today. (credit: Apple) Apple introduced two pricy and powerful pieces of pro-targeted hardware at its developer conference last month: the modular desktop tower Mac Pro, and the creative-focused Pro Display XDR. Although Apple sai...
03:26 2019-06-11

At Google, Father's Day brings deals on the Pixel 3 and Pixelbook Google today unveiled several gadget deals that celebrate Father’s Day (June 16) and are available as of now in the US. The main deal that's of relevance to us involves the Google Pixel 3 phone series (but excludes the newer Pixel 3a line). As it did more than once before, Google is now allowing US ...
02:39 2019-06-11

New Galaxy Note 10 leak lists storage count, contradictory battery info Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pro CAD-based renderSamsung Galaxy Note 10 leaks are becoming increasingly contradictory, and today is no different as Ishan Agarwal has revealed what is allegedly the battery capacity of the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Pro in addition to some other bits of info.The same size b...
23:39 2019-06-10

Deal: Apple Watch Series 4 drops to lowest price to date at Target Apple's most recent smartwatch is starting to get more affordable as we're getting closer to the reveal of the next model. These days, if you want to buy an Apple Watch Series 4, you'll have to pay $400 for the cheapest model, and that's not going to change anytime soon.Usually, the cheapest Apple W...
23:39 2019-06-10

Apple launches special edition "Club Collection" Beats Solo3 wireless headphones Apple has just announced the release of a special edition Beats Solo3 wireless headphones called “The Club Collection,” and a partnership with NAYVA, a female-led fashion and beauty show hosted by four YouTubers, which will use the headphones for its next episode.Potential customers will be pleased ...
23:39 2019-06-10

A Sony Xperia phone with six rear cameras is reportedly coming Mockup renderThe LG V50 ThinQ has three cameras on the rear while the upcoming Galaxy Note 10 Pro is expected to debut with four. The Nokia 9 PureView currently holds the crown for most rear cameras with a total of five. But if a new leak is to be believed, Sony could soon take things a step further...
23:39 2019-06-10

Deal: Withings sale has every hybrid smartwatch discounted by $50 With Father's Day sales in full swing at just about every retailer and gadgets vendor in the US, it's probably a good idea to check at least of couple to get a better deal. In this post, we'll be talking about smartwatches, so if you're in the market for a new one, feel free to read further.Withings...
23:39 2019-06-10

Apple sends out iOS 12.3.2 to just one iPhone model to fix just one bug Apple released iOS 12.3.2 today, and the update appears to have been disseminated with a particular bug extermination in mind. Apparently, this build of iOS was disseminated to fix an issue that iPhone 8 Plus users have been having with the Portrait mode depth effects. More specifically, Apple says ...
23:39 2019-06-10

Huawei’s export ban is wider in scope than most people imagine Enlarge (credit: Huawei) The tech industry is still trying to wrap its collective head around the Trump administration's export ban on Huawei. We've seen Huawei be de-listed and then re-listed from industry groups like the Wi-Fi Alliance, Bluetooth SIG, and the SD Association. Companies like Panas...
23:00 2019-06-10

New Galaxy Note 10 leak lists storage counts, contradictory battery info Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pro CAD-based renderSamsung Galaxy Note 10 leaks are becoming increasingly contradictory, and today is no different as Ishan Agarwal has revealed what is allegedly the battery capacity of the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Pro in addition to some other bits of info.The same size b...
20:00 2019-06-10

Google testing new Maps feature that can save you money or even your life Imagine that you're out of town and need to take a taxi back to the hotel. While you're looking forward to quickly getting back to the room and taking a nap, the cab driver might want to take the long way back so that he can charge you more; since you're not familiar with the area, you might not not...
20:00 2019-06-10

iOS 13 image hints that Apple will make a long rumored change to the 2019 iPhones While the early buzz has Apple continuing to equip the upcoming iPhone 11 series with its proprietary Lightning port, an illustration found in iOS 13 seems to indicate otherwise. As noted on a tweet disseminated by a gentleman named Raphael Mouton (via MSPoweruser), the iOS 13 iPhone restore screen ...
19:26 2019-06-10

Moto Z4 Review There was a time when the Moto Z series was meant to compete head-to-head with the best Android smartphones on the market. The first few Moto Z handsets were stacked on the hardware front, while the support for Moto Mods made them stand out in the highly competitive high-end space. Strangely enough,...
18:13 2019-06-10

Samsung has fixed our biggest complaint about the Galaxy S10 camera! The Samsung Galaxy S10 series are very good all-around phones. They have tons of features and utilities that enrich the day-to-day life of a smartphone fan and incredibly good cameras. However, a choice that Samsung made for the phones kind of baffled us and left us disappointed when we were reviewi...
16:52 2019-06-10

HMD Global admits Nokia smartphones naming convention is confusing HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a few years. If the company doesn't use a clear nam...
16:13 2019-06-10

Nokia might be preparing not one, but two 5G smartphones, including a 'value flagship' The lack of 5G support is the least of the Nokia 9 PureView's problemsEven though 5G network deployment continues to move at a snail's pace, market analysts expect the groundbreaking new cellular technology to make a difference for global smartphone sales as early as the second half of 2019. It's th...
16:13 2019-06-10

Halo on Galaxy S10? Microsoft takes on Stadia with its own xCloud game streaming service Google detailed its vision for the future of gaming last week, when it confirmed that its new game streaming service Stadia will be launched in November. A Founder's Edition pack went for pre-order immediately for $130, including a 3-month subscription, an exclusive controller, and a Buddy Pass to t...
16:13 2019-06-10

Apple's iPhone 7 slips below $200 mark in refurbished condition with 90-day warranty If you're feeling nostalgic about the era of compact iPhones with tactile biometric recognition technology, Apple can still hook you up with a 2016-released 4.7-inch model at the low, low price of $449 brand-new. That's... obviously not ideal, and the same goes for a certified refurbished iPhone 7 t...
16:13 2019-06-10

Save big on the Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Best Buy right now with activation or monthly installments Considering how easy it can be nowadays to get the Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e, and Note 9 at a nice discount or with a cool gift included at no extra charge, it might seem hard to justify the purchase of Samsung's older Galaxy S9 or S9+ in lieu of the aforementioned snazzy powerhouses.But that's where B...
16:13 2019-06-10

Unlocked 128GB Google Pixel 3 XL scores $350 discount in 'not pink' at B&H It's probably safe to say the Pixel 3 XL is not the most stylish high-end smartphone in the world, but if you can look beneath the surface and ignore that ghastly notch, you might be impressed by the buttery-smooth performance and stellar camera of this 6.3-inch "pure Google" handset running the new...
16:13 2019-06-10

Foldable phones and pop-up cameras go like eggs and bacon, thinks Oppo If you thought that those foldable unicorns of a phone will save us from things popping out from your handset's body, you are sorely mistaken, thought Oppo, and filed a bunch of patents detailing just such a monstrosity, as filings unearthed by LetsGoDigital reveal .OnePlus is using a protruding cam...
16:13 2019-06-10

Samsung officially unveils new rugged phone with modern software and archaic design If you don't remember Samsung's Galaxy Xcover line of mid-range smartphones with robust designs, respectable specifications, and reasonable price points... we can't say we blame you. The rugged Android handset family never enjoyed the same aggressive advertising treatment as the company's flagships ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Samsung Galaxy S10+ wins Readers' Favorite Phone of H1 2019 award: here are the full rankings Which is your favorite new phone from the first half of 2019?We have had dozens of great new phones launch on the market, but a few names stood out. Last week, we asked you, our dearest readers, to select your favorite phones of the most popular models and the results are now in.And we have a winner...
16:13 2019-06-10

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 drops to crazy low prices in new eBay deals (new and refurbished) Remember when a brand-new $630 Galaxy Note 9 and refurbished units available for as little as $530 essentially seemed like irresistible deals? That... wasn't actually very long ago, but believe it or not, the same top-rated eBay sellers are already charging significantly less money for the same supe...
16:13 2019-06-10

iOS 13 is great, but when will Apple finally allow users to freely move icons on the iPhone home screen? Apple's latest iOS 13 is the holy grail of updates that iPhone power users have been asking for years: the latest update brings users the freedom to have a pretty much full-fledged file manager on an iPhone, it even has a downloads manager in the browser, things that we thought we would never see on...
16:13 2019-06-10

America's wackiest cell phone towers may be key to solve the 'ugly' 5G revolution Whether you are cruising down the Florida Panhandle, or taking the uninterrupted highways of Montana, there is nothing more American than... camouflaged cell phone towers. That's right, full incognito mode for the venerable equipment that delivers your cell phone signal is a thing, and there are eve...
16:13 2019-06-10

Google Pixel 4 renders leak showing iPhone 11-like design Google Pixel 3 XLThe Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL aren't due to arrive for many months, but Google is already hard at work on its next-gen flagships. And, while the design still hasn't been finalized, tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer has obtained schematics of one prototype which can be seen in the renders tha...
16:13 2019-06-10

You can now keep your eyes on the road at all times with Google Assistant on Waze While it's not particularly clear what Google wants to do in the long run with its two immensely popular web mapping and navigation services, Waze and Google Maps are becoming more and more alike. The search giant is practically transferring features from one app to the other every few weeks or so, ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Deal: Samsung Gear Sport gets massive $125 discount on Amazon If you've been dying to get a Samsung smartwatch but couldn't afford to buy one at launch, there's a myriad of deals out there that don't require you to break the bank. The Gear S3, Gear Sport and Galaxy Watch are all great choices if you absolutely must own a Samsung smartwatch, but if the price is...
07:00 2019-06-10

U.S. actions against Huawei could delay global 5G rollout Sure, putting Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List is designed to punish Huawei (some would point out that it also hurts U.S. companies like Google, Qualcomm, Intel, Synopsys and Cadence Design Systems), but it also has an effect on the global rollout of 5G. Let's first take a step back. ...
07:00 2019-06-10

You have 24 hours to save big on Apple's 11-inch iPad Pro (2018) with LTE support The 2018-released iPad Pro is not Apple's best-reviewed tablet ever, but if you can overlook certain inherent structural weaknesses caused by the insanely thin bodies of both the 11 and 12.9-inch powerhouses, these bad boys are routinely available at substantial discounts from a slew of reputable th...
03:00 2019-06-10

Amazon is spoiling dads with awesome deals on Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echo devices If you didn't find what you were looking for on Amazon's roster of Fire, Kindle, and Echo devices discounted earlier this week in refurbished condition or you simply didn't feel comfortable buying a refurb, now's your chance to save quite a bit of money on some of the e-commerce giant's most popular...
03:00 2019-06-10

All Motorola Moto G7 phones are on sale again, new Moto G6 deal available too Earlier this week, in a 4-day promotional sale, Motorola Mobility allowed US customers to buy any of its Moto G7 smartphones at discounted prices. That particular sale expired on June 8, but we're happy to inform you that Motorola just unveiled a similar promotional offer that's available from today...
03:00 2019-06-10

Huawei executive shares video of the foldable Mate X hitting a 5G dataspeed benchmark After Huawei was placed on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List, the future of the foldable Huawei Mate X got a lot less clear. Last month, Google removed the Mate X and the Huawei P30 Pro from the Android.com website. Huawei claims that it has stockpiled a year's worth of chips and components...
03:00 2019-06-10

HMD Global acknowledges Nokia smartphones have a major issue HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a few years. If the company doesn't use a clear nam...
03:00 2019-06-10

Rumor has Verizon close to making an announcement that will differentiate it from rivals While T-Mobile loves to brag about fixing customer pain points with each Un-Carrier move, here's a pain point that no carrier appears willing to fix. When you send in your broken phone to be replaced under warranty, even if you just purchased it, you will most likely receive a refurbished unit. Now ...
03:00 2019-06-10

Deal: Unlocked Apple iPhone X goes on sale at Best Buy for $250 off Apple fans rejoice, as Best Buy is dropping prices on a myriad of iPhone models. If you've been looking to upgrade to a newer iPhone but couldn't afford due to the high prices, now would be a good time to check out the prices again.Of course, these deals don't come without a couple of requirements, ...
03:00 2019-06-10

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 case renders "confirm" new placements for the cameras in back and front This past week, we showed you renders of both the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and the Galaxy Note 10 Pro. The biggest news to come from these images has to do with the placement of the cameras on both models. The punch-hole front-facing selfie camera is found in the center of the display on both units, ...
03:00 2019-06-10

Huawei Watch GT and GT Classic are on sale in the states Huawei already has a couple of devices it sells that use its own operating system instead of Android. And they are both available in the U.S., on sale as a matter of fact. We are talking about the Huawei Watch GT and Huawei Watch GT Classic. Spotted by Android Police, the two smartwatches are availa...
03:00 2019-06-10

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says that Trump could loosen the noose on Huawei if trade talks progress Late last month, U.S. President Donald Trump hinted that the U.S. might use Huawei as a bargaining chip to get favorable terms from China in any trade agreement between the two countries. Reuters reports today that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin echoed Trump by stating that the president could loo...
03:00 2019-06-10

Microsoft adds new calendar-related feature to Outlook for Android There's nothing more frustrating than having to check two, three or sometimes four apps just to make sure that you won't be late to your meeting or that you don't miss your flight. As we continue to heavily rely on our smartphones for our agendas, we need everything to be as streamlined as possible....
04:39 2019-06-09

Deal: Google Nest Hub limited time offer slashes price by 50% The first smart speakers have evolved in just a few years into what we're calling today “smart displays.” Unlike the regular units, these come with a display, which further improves functionality by adding new features that smart speakers lack due to he missing hardware. One of the first smart displ...
04:39 2019-06-09

The big battery 32GB unlocked Moto G7 Power is on sale for $230 at B&H and Amazon If a phone's battery life is the first spec that you look at, perhaps the Motorola Moto G7 Power should be your next phone. Packed with a 5000mAh battery that Motorola claims will provide up to three days of power, the handset is now on sale at B&H and Amazon (via Android Police). Both retailers are...
04:39 2019-06-09

LG Stylo 5 case renders leaked ahead of official announcement The LG Stylo series seems to be quite popular in the US, as the South Korean phone manufacturer continues to bring new stylus-based devices to the country. The reason might be the fact that many consider LG Stylo smartphones the poor man's Galaxy Note, but let's not jump to conclusions yet.Apparentl...
04:39 2019-06-09

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapchat is reportedly working on a brand new feature that Facebook already offers to its users for quite some time.App researcher Jane Wong discovered a new...
04:39 2019-06-09

Qualcomm, Samsung and Intel have invested in a company that can speed up custom chip design Last month, when U.K. chip design firm ARM Holdings announced that it was cutting ties with Huawei (the company includes some U.S. technology in its designs), it put the spotlight on a company that normally gets very little notoriety from the mainstream media. ARM's architecture (aka instruction set...
04:39 2019-06-09

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurrency, The Information reports.The report mentions the digital token used by Facebook will work as a b...
04:39 2019-06-09

Google Search results are improved in response to user feedback A series of tweets from the Google SearchLiaison Twitter account (via Gizmodo) indicates that Google is making a small change to Google Search in response to user feedback asking for more variety in its Search results. The tweak is designed to prevent a search result from containing multiple listing...
04:39 2019-06-09

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps promoted by Apple in the App Store contained secret trackers. With Apple trying to set the pace when it comes to privacy for smartphone users, a new featu...
04:39 2019-06-09

Latest rumor says to expect a 25W charger with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pro Earlier this month, we told you that a cryptic tweet from tipster Ice Universe (@UniverseIce) hinted at a 45W charger for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Pro. But that rumor has been shot down by XDA's Max Weinbach in a tweet that he posted today. Weinbach writes that his source says t...
04:39 2019-06-09

Deal: Amazon offers $100 discount on the 9.7-inch Apple iPad 128GB (Wi-Fi+Cellular) Apple's products are expensive even when they're on sale, but if you're not an early adopter, you can at least pay a bit less for an iPhone or iPad. Although you'll have to wait two or three months for a good deal on either of those products, sometimes it's really worth the wait.One of the latest iP...
04:39 2019-06-09

Samsung's upcoming top-tier Galaxy Tab S5 tablet has powerful specs It looks like the Galaxy Note 10 won't be the only top-tier product that Samsung plans to introduce in August. Another Samsung high-end tablet has just popped up on Geekbench, the go-to place for info on unreleased phones and tablets, and judging by its specs this is clearly the better version of th...
04:39 2019-06-09

Android Q will make it easier to change connectivity settings A feature in Android Q will automatically blacklist a Wi-Fi network that a user manually disconnects from. According to the Android Developers website (via Android Police), a phone won't try to reconnect with a blacklisted network for 24 hours. This will prevent a scenario from occurring where a pho...
04:39 2019-06-09

Nexus 6P owners still have time to claim their share of a $9.75 million settlement Back in April, we told you that Google and Huawei had agreed to pay Nexus 6P owners $9.75 million to settle a class action suit. The plaintiffs complained that their phones suffered from boot looping and battery drain. Today, the law firms that negotiated on behalf of the Nexus 6P owners, Chimicles ...
12:26 2019-06-08

Don't be blue; Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements is now available on iOS and Android Are you the danger? Are you the one who knocks? If so, you might enjoy playing the Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements mobile game that is now available for iOS and Android. We first told you about the game in January, and back then we pointed out that it features the likenesses of characters like Walte...
12:26 2019-06-08

Helpful feature coming to Android Q might save some battery life A feature found in the Android Q Beta 4 update called Screen attention is the name for a native feature that other Android smartphone manufacturers already offer. Spotted by XDA, Screen attention uses your Android phone's front facing camera to determine whether you are looking at the display; if yo...
12:26 2019-06-08

Verizon deal knocks $300 off the Pixel 3 With Father's Day coming a week from this Sunday, Verizon has a good deal on the Google Pixel 3 (spotted first by Droid-Life). Buy a Pixel 3 on a 24-month payment plan and you'll save $300 in the form of 24 monthly bill credits. The deal doesn't require a trade-in, but you will have to burn an upgra...
12:26 2019-06-08

Walmart has some great Father's Day deals on Apple devices Every retailer is offering Father's Day deals. The holiday takes place this year on Sunday, June 16th, which means that you don't have much time remaining to find a good gift for your dad. If your pop is into the Apple ecosystem, Walmart is the place (via Popular Mechanics) where you will find deals...
12:26 2019-06-08

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all operations. TechCrunch was tipped off to Maker Media’s unfortunate situation which was then c...
07:00 2019-06-08

BlackBerry KEY2 LE scores $100 discount with upfront AT&T activations at Best Buy If you're in the market for a modern Android smartphone with a largely forgotten hardware keyboard in tow, you're not exactly swimming in options right now. Basically, you can either buy the BlackBerry KEY2 or... the BlackBerry KEY2 in red if you want to pair that physical keyboard with an upper mid...
00:26 2019-06-08

Google says Huawei's Android replacement could be dangerous to U.S. national security Looking for some U.S. company to defend it against the Trump administration, Huawei has found an ally in Google. The Financial Times reports that Google has complained to the White House that keeping Huawei away from its U.S. supply chain will be detrimental to U.S. national security. A trio of sour...
00:26 2019-06-08

Deal: Grab a Withings Nokia Steel Limited Edition hybrid smartwatch at half price French company Withings makes some of the nicest smartwatches if you like minimalist design. On top of that, they are priced very competitively, as most of them cost no more than $200. Not to mention that the company often offers discounts on some of its most popular products.This time it's not With...
00:26 2019-06-08

Consumers in the U.S. and overseas can now pre-order the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 Even though the device has yet to be announced, the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 can already be pre-ordered from online retailer AliExpress (via @stufflistings). The fitness tracker is priced at $49.99 with free shipping to the states, and new U.S. customers can get a $3 coupon dropping the price by that amount...
00:26 2019-06-08

Deal: Sony's premium noise-canceling headphones score huge $150 discount on eBay Sony is doing everything it can to make you buy its premium WH-1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headphones. You can find a new deal on these headphones just about every day, so even if you wanted it would be hard to buy them at full price.Still, many of these deals lower the price by anywhere betwee...
00:26 2019-06-08

Here's how you can enter to win a Google Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL from T-Mobile Google was originally ridiculed by some when rumors and leaks indicated that it would release a mid-range version of its Pixel handsets. But as it turned out, Google was crazy as a fox. By pricing the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL at $399 and $479 respectively, and equipping the phones with the same rear...
00:26 2019-06-08

The Galaxy Note 10's chin is still thicker than the iPhone's Samsung Galaxy Note 10 & Note 10 Pro CAD-based renderMost smartphone manufacturers these days aim to achieve higher screen-to-body ratios with each release. This has led to minimal bezels on flagships paired with either display cutouts, small notches, or pop-out cameras that remove the need for eith...
00:26 2019-06-08

Motorola rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update to the Moto Z2 Force Motorola is really on fire, as Moto Z2 Force is the third smartphone that's getting a major Android OS update this week. However, unlike the Android 9.0 Pie updates for Moto G6 and Moto Z3 Play, this one is not yet available in the United States.It has become quite common for Motorola to begin rolli...
00:26 2019-06-08

Get an early look at the very rectangular Samsung Galaxy Note 10 The Galaxy Note 10, in the "Pro" and non-pro versions. [credit: Onleaks and Pricebaba ] The Galaxy Note 10 isn't expected to hit the market until August, but we're already getting an early...
22:26 2019-06-07

Report: Google argues the Huawei ban would hurt its Android monopoly Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Trump Administration would probably describe its Huawei export ban as move that improves national security by keeping China's pet telecom company out of the US market. According to a report from The Financial Times, Google's recent discussions with th...
22:26 2019-06-07

Weighing Peloton’s opportunity and risks ahead of IPO Exercise tech company Peloton filed confidentially for IPO this week, and already the big question is whether their last private valuation at $4 billion might be too rich for the appetites of public market investors. Here’s a breakdown of the pros and cons leading up to the as-yet revealed market de...
20:39 2019-06-07

Audi proves two little screens are better than one big screen I’m spending some time in the new Audi Q8, and the car company equipped the crossover with its latest infotainment system. I love it, fingerprints, dust and all. The grimy screens are part of the story. I could have cleaned up the screens for the photos, but I thought it was essential to show the s...
20:39 2019-06-07

The number of Nokia phones on US carriers grows to four with the 3.1 A and 3.1 C While the entry-level Nokia 2.2 is not officially scheduled for a commercial US release (at least not yet), the revived and rapidly growing brand already has a couple of other Android handsets headed to American carriers. Technically, the Nokia 3.1 A and Nokia 3.1 C are one and the same phone, the l...
16:39 2019-06-07

OnePlus 7 Pro has the best camera for portraits Smartphone cameras have evolved so much in the past few years that pretty much only the pros these days NEED to use a big, dedicated camera and we are even seeing cover shots in professional magazines captured on a phone.But when it comes to capturing photos of people and making those shots look pro...
16:39 2019-06-07

Google properly and officially pulls the entry-level Pixel Slate plug Google is not exactly a major player in the tablet manufacturing space, but at least at first glance, the search giant's in-house Pixel Slate seemed like a decent competitor for Apple's iPad Pro lineup and the Microsoft Surface Pro 6 last fall with an aggressive starting price of $599, a stylish des...
16:39 2019-06-07

Android Q Beta 4 bricks some Pixel phones Some Pixel owners who have installed the Android Q Beta 4 update that was released today are discovering an issue that Google didn't intend to be included with the latest beta version of the next Android build. According to several Reddit posters (via Android Police), the new update has bricked thei...
15:13 2019-06-07

Leaked Galaxy Note 10 Pro renders show massive display, quad camera Just 24 hours after the first CAD-based renders of the Galaxy Note 10 leaked out, tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer is back with new renders of the Galaxy Note 10 Pro that showcase what is almost certainly the flagship’s final design.Symmetrical bezels up front, four cameras on the rearAs you'd expect, th...
14:52 2019-06-07

Macy's will let you save a whopping $60 with the purchase of two Amazon Echo Dot units Amazon's third-generation Echo Dot is not typically very pricey, fetching $49.99 with essentially the same smart features in tow as the "standard" $100 second-gen Echo. But for a limited time, Amazon's diminutive smart speaker can be purchased at a massive 40 percent discount. Even better, new Amazo...
14:52 2019-06-07

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manufacturer overlays that take a completely different...
14:52 2019-06-07

Sound-enhancing Moto Mod scores huge 62 percent discount to drop to $29.99 price After heavily discounting multiple Moto Mods a number of times in recent months, Best Buy doesn't seem to be selling many of these neat feature-expanding accessories for Moto Z-series smartphones anymore. At the same time, B&H Photo Video is listing the popular JBL SoundBoost 2 speaker attachment as...
13:39 2019-06-07

You'd never guess Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 unveiling date Ladies and gents, the big, elegant, bezel-busting Galaxy Note 10 is just around the corner! Korean media is reporting today that Samsung has chosen August 10 as the Note 10 announcement event date (duh), which explains why rumors and renders of the handset are getting closer and closer to the target...
13:39 2019-06-07

Apple and Huawei make the toughest phones, says study It may not come as a surprise that Apple makes quality phones that rarely need to be repaired - after all, it makes the most expensive phones on average - but putting Huawei high up on that list is pretty telling, too. Research firm Harris Interactive followed 130050 after-sale interventions from th...
12:13 2019-06-07

We may finally know (approximately) when the Samsung Galaxy Fold will be re-released You may not remember this, but we warned you buying a foldable mobile device in 2019 would be an expensive mistake mere days after the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X were unveiled to great fanfare. Fortunately (or unfortunately?), it's starting to look like that's not a mistake you will even ...
12:13 2019-06-07

Best Buy outdoes itself and Microsoft by offering the highest Surface Pro 6 discounts ever For the umpteenth time in the last few months, the popular Surface Pro 6 tablet is on sale from Microsoft at a cool $200 discount in multiple configurations. But at the exact same time, Best Buy is offering bigger savings on select models for dads and grads as part of a sitewide 3-day sale. To our (...
10:26 2019-06-07

Leaked Galaxy Note 10 Pro renders show massive display, loads of cameras Just 24 hours after the first CAD-based renders of the Galaxy Note 10 leaked out, tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer is back with new renders of the Galaxy Note 10 Pro that showcase what is almost certainly the flagship’s final design.Symmetrical bezels up front, four cameras on the rearAs you'd ......
10:26 2019-06-07

Google's Stadia game streamer launching with Pixel 3 support, exclusives, and $9.99 price Google promised to launch its intriguing game streamer Stadia in the summer, and is now ready with the pricing, as well as the much needed information about the different tiers available. As a reminder, Stadia is a cloud-first gaming service, including on phones, and Google promises unseen reduction...
10:26 2019-06-07

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will no longer be pre-loaded on Huawei phones While Huawei continues to see a road ahead for its US government-threatened smartphone division, the exodus of major business partners, key components suppliers, and allies is far from over, posing new difficulties and creating bigger and bigger problems almost every single day.The latest bridge to ...
10:26 2019-06-07

Would you give up your smartphone for one week in order to win $1,000? Do you have what it takes to win the Flip Phone Challenge? Frontier Bundles, a company that offers internet, cable, and phone service bundles is offering $1,000 to the "one brave soul" willing to replace his or her smartphone with an old school flip phone for one week. The company is doing this to c...
08:52 2019-06-07

Verizon launches advanced messaging solution for Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ Verizon is the newest name that joins the list of US carriers supporting Google's unified advanced messaging solution known as RCS (Rich Communication Services). For the time being, just two phones will be compatible with RCS – Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, but Verizon says that additional phones will ...
08:52 2019-06-07

Deal: Save $70 on Samsung Gear S3 frontier at B&H Despite being launched three years ago, Samsung Gear S3 is still a solid choice for those looking to buy a top-tier smartwatch. If you add in the equation the fact that its price dropped considerably in the last year or so, it's clear that you can't go wrong if you go for the Gear S3 these days.Whil...
08:52 2019-06-07

Android 9.0 Pie for Moto G6 goes live at Verizon Verizon has just confirmed that it has released the long-awaited Moto G6 Android 9.0 Pie update. The information published on the carrier's website includes mentions the April security patch, as well as other improvements specific to Motorola smartphones.Overall, Moto G6 owners should notice importa...
08:52 2019-06-07

Sennheiser debuts its first wireless gaming headset, the GSP 670 During Computex last week, Sennheiser gave media a sneak peek at its first wireless gaming headset, the GSP 670, slated to ship starting at the beginning of next month. The GSP 670 retails for €349 (about $393), significantly pricier then other popular wireless gaming headsets (as well as its wired ...
07:26 2019-06-07

Motorola starts pushing Android 9.0 Pie to the unlocked Moto Z3 Play in the US Motorola continues to bring some of its smartphones to the latest version of Android, and the last device to receive a major OS update is the Moto Z3 Play. If you own Motorola's mid-range handset and you're located in the US, there's a high chance that you'll be able to download and install Android ...
06:52 2019-06-07

T-Mobile CEO Legere has a message to those "haters" opposed to the merger with Sprint T-Mobile is still awaiting Justice Department approval for its proposed $26.5 billion merger with Sprint. And for T-Mobile CEO John Legere, the deal brings back memories of the carrier's merger six years ago with pre-paid provider MetroPCS. As the executive pointed out in a video released today, "th...
06:52 2019-06-07

AT&T's streaming service won't be expensive, includes HBO, Cinemax, Warner Bros. content Streaming services aren't a new thing, but the competition has been heating up only recently as companies like Netflix, Spotify and Sony report massive earnings. Each of the companies mentioned operates in a different area – movies, music, video games, but they're all part of the entertainment indus...
06:52 2019-06-07

Deal: Unlocked Moto G7 drops to just $170 ($130 off) at Best Buy If you're in the US and want to buy a mid-range Android smartphone, your options are quite limited compared to the rest of the world. The Moto G7 series is one of the solid choices if you're in the market for such a device, which proves once again that Motorola is great at doing mid-tier phones.Now,...
06:52 2019-06-07

OnePlus 7 Pro update released to address annoying display issue OnePlus has already started its expansion in the US and the partnership with T-Mobile might make wonders for the Chinese company. The OnePlus 7 Pro, while a great product, is not without faults, as people who bought it discovered early on.Apparently, the OnePlus 7 Pro suffers from an issue that's be...
05:26 2019-06-07

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In 2016, the site added its Stories feature (copied from Snapchat) and last year Instagram had more than one billion monthly active users. Facebook bough...
04:00 2019-06-07

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., this stat is absolutely on target. And even if you block one number from calling, another one will be used to disrupt your day. Whether it is a scam call...
04:00 2019-06-07

Leak reveals U.S. pricing range for the entry level Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Many in the market for a new smartphone are eagerly awaiting the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. Earlier today, we passed along renders of the "standard" version of the phone, which will apparently feature a punch-hole selfie camera in the center of the display. On the back is a vertically mounted triple-ca...
01:39 2019-06-07

Verizon will hook you up with a gift card if you spend at least $100 on select accessories Verizon isn't generally known for its generosity when it comes to either service rates or smartphone prices, but if you're currently in the market for a smartwatch, some decent headphones, a Bluetooth speaker, a smart speaker, Moto Mod, or various other accessories, the nation's largest wireless net...
01:39 2019-06-07

Screenshots from patent filing could show Huawei's Android replacement As you probably already know, Huawei is going to have to replace the Android operating system with its own OS for future handsets. That is because the company was placed on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List for security reasons, and this prevents the firm from sourcing U.S. parts, component...
01:39 2019-06-07

Here’s how Google Stadia performs depending on your internet connection Google is introducing more about the launch of its Stadia streaming gaming service today, and VP Phil Harrison gave us performance specifics today so you can see exactly how the company thinks the service will perform based on what kind of internet connection you have. It tops out at an impressive 4...
21:26 2019-06-06

U.S. Cellular starts selling the LG G8 ThinQ, launch promotion offers $200 off LG's flagship, the G8 ThinQ is already available in the US at just about every major carrier. U.S. Cellular has just announced that it has joined the carriers that offer the LG G8 ThinQ, so starting today, customers will be able to buy it in stores and online.Alright, this might not be the greats ne...
20:13 2019-06-06

Update sent to improve the cameras on the Huawei P30 Pro; B&H pulls the P30 line The Huawei P30 Pro features a quad-camera setup in the back. This consists of a 40MP primary camera (f/1.6 aperture), an 8MP telephoto camera with 5x optical zoom, a 20MP Ultra-wide camera, and a Time-of-Flight (ToF) depth sensor. And don't forget the 32MP front-facing selfie snapper. What brings th...
20:13 2019-06-06

Samsung has created a silver Galaxy S10+ but you can't have it The Galaxy S10+ is already available in a wide range of colors including Prism Green, Flamingo Pink, and the new Cardinal Red. But if none of these finishes tickle your fancy, maybe this next color will. There’s just one problem.Called Prism Silver, the finish adds a silver panel to the rear of the ...
18:13 2019-06-06

Pick up this popular official Apple iPad accessory for half-price at Amazon You love your Apple iPad (2018), we get it. But you didn't want to pay $39 for an official Smart Cover from Apple, and now you're concerned about damaging the tablet. Well, suppose we told you that the same accessory that Apple charges $39 for can be purchased from Amazon for half price. The only dr...
18:13 2019-06-06

Vote for your favorite phone of the first half of 2019 here! The first half of the year is almost over, at least all the major new announcements have already happened, and this means that it's a good time to take a look back at all the new phones released throughout this period: we've had new Galaxies, new LG phones, new Google Pixels, something new by OnePlu...
16:52 2019-06-06

Nokia 2.2 brings the waterdrop notch down to the $100 price segment While it's obviously far too early for the high-end Nokia 9 PureView to get a sequel (especially without sorting out all those camera issues first), the brand's build-up to a big announcement event today made us expect at the very least a nice mid-range device with a modern design and respectable sp...
16:52 2019-06-06

HTC schedules event next week, might announce the HTC U19e The HTC U12+Although HTC’s smartphone business may seem pretty dead at the moment, the company is actually gearing up to launch a new product. And in order to commemorate its arrival, the Taiwan-based company has announced a new event on June 11th that’ll be held in China.HTC is reportedly developin...
16:52 2019-06-06

Best Buy offers mind-blowing Galaxy S10 series and Note 9 savings with installments If you still haven't been able to find the right Galaxy S10 deal for you among a recent avalanche of cool freebies and big discounts offered by top-rated eBay sellers, major third-party retailers like Best Buy, B&H Photo Video, and Costco, as well as Samsung itself, perhaps a fresh batch of promotio...
16:52 2019-06-06

The Galaxy Note 10 might have its selfie camera in the center... do you think that'd look good? Samsung skipped on the whole Notch fad only to join the punch-hole movement in 2019. The Galaxy S10 trio has edge-to-edge screens with just a tiny cutout at their top right for the selfie camera. Some people still hate it, others got used to it or don't mind it entirely. Hey, it's neat, it's clean, ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Galaxy S10+ vs iPhone XS Max vs OnePlus 7 Pro vs Huawei P30 Pro: Zoom comparison This year we saw a stronger-than-usual emphasis on smartphone tele-cameras. While cameras with 2x optical zoom are still the standard, we're now seeing phones that have 3x, 5x and even 10x zoom tele-cameras. But even without a dedicated 10x lens, pretty much every smartphone today lets you take a pi...
16:52 2019-06-06

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S10+: edging it out Recently, OnePlus launched its most ambitious smartphone yet — the OnePlus 7 Pro. It’s special on a few different levels — from the upgraded in-glass fingerprint scanner to the cool pop-out camera, all-screen front, and curved display. To top it off, its price still beats the competition by a long s...
16:39 2019-06-06

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Apple iPhone XR The OnePlus 7 Pro was just recently released as one of the fancier high-end smartphones of the year, and it's safe to say that what makes it so appealing is the unique mixture of exotic features and reasonable price.While Apple and Samsung were quick to attack the $1000 range with their ultra-luxuri...
16:39 2019-06-06

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
13:26 2019-06-06

Asus ROG Phone 2 gets an official release window and high-profile gaming 'optimization' partner After announcing a shift in focus around six months back and unveiling its incredibly affordable new flagship handset just a few weeks ago, Asus is finally ready to reveal the first official details on the company's upcoming sophomore gaming smartphone effort. Exactly as rumored, the ROG Phone 2 wil...
13:26 2019-06-06

Apple's Beats Solo3 wireless headphones are more than half off in 'open box' packaging If you don't mind the advanced age of the Beats Solo3, the snazzy wireless on-ear headphones can still be a much smarter buy than the hot new Powerbeats Pro for certain people... at a certain price point. While these bad boys are definitely not worth their $299.99 MSRP anymore, a number of awesome d...
13:26 2019-06-06

Google Maps is getting new features that could potentially save thousands of lives Over the past couple of years, software and technology have become considerably more aware of the user. This extends from using biometrics to unlock your phone, to having your vitals regularly checked by a smartwatch on your wrist, to getting pestered by a digital well-being assistant. Health monito...
13:26 2019-06-06

Apple Watch saves woman's life using a feature taken for granted by many owners The world's best-selling smartwatch has done it again, saving yet another life while providing the kind of publicity and media exposure no actual marketing budget can buy. Interestingly, the Apple Watch worn by a woman during a paddleboarding session gone awry didn't need to tap into any of the cool...
10:39 2019-06-06

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 renders leak revealing drastic redesign The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series constitutes one of the most highly anticipated flagship lineups this year. And today, thanks to Steve Hemmerstoffer and 91Mobiles, we have our first look at what the standard Galaxy Note 10 will look likeNot one, not two, but three cameras on the rearRepresenting .....
09:39 2019-06-06

Best Buy is offering several new ways to save big bucks on the big-battery Moto G7 Power The Moto G7 Power is not only a battery life champion in the sub-$250 price segment, but the absolute king of the world when it comes to single charge endurance, lasting more than twice as much as popular high-enders like the iPhone XS Max and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in our rigorous testing designed t...
09:39 2019-06-06

Samsung cuts production in China as local struggles continue Samsung has been struggling in the Chinese smartphone market for quite some time. In fact, around six months ago the company shut down one of its factories in the region. Now, suggesting things have improved little, Samsung has confirmed that its scaling back production at its only remaining Chinese...
08:52 2019-06-06

Here is why it took Apple so long to add USB drive support to iOS With iOS 13, Apple is finally catching up with Android when it comes to the ability of the system to connect to external USB drives, so that you can connect that flash drive or SSD directly to your phone and transfer files easilyBut what took Apple so long?This is the exact question that John Gruber...
08:52 2019-06-06

Pokemon GO's best yearly event makes a return this month Last year, Pokemon GO kicked off a special event that soon became one of the most popular Niantic, the company behind the smash hit, has ever launched. The event called Adventure Week offered Trainers sweet rewards and the possibility to catch rare Pokemon for a very limited time.One year later, the...
08:52 2019-06-06

The best iOS 13 feature? It filters out spam calls! If you live in the United States where robocalls are so common, you probably feel very emotional about those endless spam calls that you keep on getting. And if you feel this way, there is one new feature in iOS 13 that you will absolutely love: spam call filtering!Yes, iOS 13 will be able to automa...
08:52 2019-06-06

Apple CEO Cook doesn't expect China to seek revenge against Apple In the immediate aftermath of Huawei's placement on the U.S. Entity List, there were questions about whether China would retaliate against U.S. companies; after all, being out on the list means that Huawei cannot source parts, components, and software from U.S. firms (although it was given a limited...
08:52 2019-06-06

Snapchat launches its first ever battle royale mobile game Snapchat mobile games are a recent thing that Snap introduced a few weeks ago, but if you're not familiar with the new feature, here is a quick rundown. Starting last month, Snapchat users can play together with their friends three mobile games directly within the app without having to install anyth...
08:52 2019-06-06

HTC halts U11 Android 9.0 Pie update rollout following reports of bricked phones HTC released the Android 9.0 Pie update for the HTC U11 about a week ago but decided to halt the rollout after just two days. Apparently, many HTC U11 users who upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie have had their smartphones bricked.Specifically, after updating to Android 9.0 Pie, HTC U11 users couldn't get ...
08:52 2019-06-06

Major smartphone chipmaker says new Huawei OS could impact its sales short term The company that manufacturers many of the chips used in smartphones, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is going to be impacted in the short term by the ban that prevents Huawei from sourcing parts and software in the U.S. The company previously had stated that Huawei's placement on ...
08:52 2019-06-06

Deal: Apple iPad mini 5 drops to lowest price to date, get it while it lasts If you're interested in Apple's smallest tablet, the iPad mini 5 you can buy the cheapest model for $400 directly from the company's online store anytime. However, if you're constrained by budget, you'll have to wait for a serious price drop, which usually doesn't happen so soon after a product's re...
08:52 2019-06-06

Next round of T-Mobile Tuesdays offers will include a nifty smartphone accessory for free The nation's highest-rated major carrier in terms of customer satisfaction probably owes a large part of that popularity to its very competitive service rates, aggressive deals, and programs like T-Mobile Tuesdays, the latter of which is designed to reward the loyalty of Magenta's subscribers with w...
08:52 2019-06-06

Another Waze feature added to Google Maps can save you from getting pulled over Back in the olden days of 2016 when bezels were bigger, screens didn't have notches and foldable phones were the stuff of science fiction (uh, they still might be), we told you how easily a speedometer could be added to Google Maps. All it required was the installation of a third party app called th...
08:52 2019-06-06

Netflix support for Google Nest Hub and other smart displays coming soon Netflix will soon add support for Google Nest Hub and other smart displays. The information comes directly from Google, and although it's not yet official, we're expecting an announcement pretty soon.Despite the fact that Netflix is available on just about any platform that allows streaming, the Goo...
08:52 2019-06-06

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue; the plaintiffs allege the 30% cut of revenue that Apple collects from developers results in consum...
08:52 2019-06-06

Win an Atomic Red BlackBerry KEY2 LE from BlackBerry Mobile How would you like to win a Dual-SIM unlocked BlackBerry KEY2 LE? BlackBerry Mobile announced the contest on its Instagram page (@blackberrymobile) today. The company is owned by Chinese phone manufacturer TCL, one of three firms that license the BlackBerry name from the Canadian company. TCL got th...
08:52 2019-06-06

Some Pixel handsets are doing the old Nexus bootloop dance Some Pixel owners who have installed the Android Q Beta 4 update that was released today are discovering an issue that Google didn't intend to be included with the latest beta version of the next Android build. According to several Reddit posters (via Android Police), the new update has bricked thei...
08:52 2019-06-06

Hidden 'Face authentication' settings found in latest Android Q Beta Android Q Beta 4 was released today, and besides bricking some Pixel models, the update contained something interesting. Hidden settings discovered by 9to5Google revealed that "Face authentication" will be a feature on the next Android build when it is launched later this year. Google has lagged wel...
08:52 2019-06-06

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ in Cardinal Red launched in select countries Samsung recently introduced the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and S10+, but rumor has it, a Galaxy S10e of the same color might be released on the market as well. If you haven't yet bought Samsung's newest flagship, you might want to check the Cardinal Red version, which has just hit the shelves in select...
08:52 2019-06-06

Deal: Samsung's newest wireless charger is nearly half off on Amazon Samsung's wireless charger is a great accessory for those who own Qi compatible smartphones. It's not that you'll get rid of the cables, but you can also charge not one, but two compatible devices at the same time. However, in order for that to work, you'll need the Samsung Wireless Charger Duo Fast...
08:52 2019-06-06

Android Q Beta 4 is out, brings finalized APIs Enlarge (credit: Android) The fourth version of the Android Q Beta is out. Google announced the release today for Pixel devices enrolled in the Android Q Beta program, and third-party devices should get the update whenever their manufacturer gets around to it. There are 12 third-party manufacturer...
23:52 2019-06-05

This year’s Computex was a wild ride with dueling chip releases, new laptops and 467 startups After a relatively quiet show last year, Computex picked up the pace this year, with dueling chip launches by rivals AMD and Intel and a slew of laptop releases from Asus, Qualcomm, Nvidia, Lenovo and other companies. Founded in 1981, the trade show, which took place last week from May 28 to June 1,...
22:52 2019-06-05

Pokémon Sword and Shield arrive worldwide on November 15, 2019 Nintendo Switch has Pokémon games, but it doesn’t really have its own Pokémon games, not in the true sense. Pokémon Sword and Shield, coming November 15, 2019, will be the first real Pokémon games (don’t even mention Pokémon Let’s Go – don’t) for Nintendo Switch, and now we ...
17:52 2019-06-05